Kaaval Kottam – Why it deserves the likes of a Man Booker.A must read book for anyone interested in knowing the rich history of beautiful Madurai, and. Tamil Book Man provides Tamil Books Online,English Books Online,online books ,online book Home»; Historical novels KAVAL KOTTAM histrorical book. S. Venkatesan is a Tamil writer from Tamil Nadu, India. His only novel Kavalkottam was published in It was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award for Tamil.

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Sri Acharya Ma. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. But this novel has dramatized the historical events and made the reading a pleasure and to complete the first half at a galloping speed.

Good novel which explains the history of temple city starting with mughal period. I am just finished with S. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

Vasanthabalan at it again, going for offbeat theme”. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? According to Venkatesan, it took ten years to complete Kavalkottam.

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Retrieved 21 December Madhavan Vannadasan Inkulab You are commenting using your Twitter account. The incidents at nnovel war fields during the Nayak dynasty in Madurai with the help of Poligars palaykkaarar is explained beautifully.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Only bad thing is its bit heavy to carry on hand ; Go for it if you are from madurai or want to know about madurai.

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Paranthamanar named ‘Madurai Nayakkar Varalaru’ which was written in a style of History. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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It took hardly ten days for me to complete the entire book. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. It is satisfying that S.

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The book has become kind of a comforter to me The novel ends with the destruction or disappearance of the community from the scenario.

The second part explains the downfall of Nayak rule after Thirumalai Nayak, ,ottam famous Nayak, who awarded the rights of guarding Madurai and suburbs to a tribe called Piramalai Kallars, living in Thadhanur, a fictitious village created in the imaginations of the author. Anyone who have read this will acknowledge this fact.

I had already read the book by A. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

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Please make sure that the infobox meets Wikipedia’s guidelines for infoboxes. I want to know the history of my people called as reserved category what for going back in history Good job venkatesan you can the name as Mayandi or ochu. As a native of Madurai, I had a natural inclination towards its history. Mudivilla Yudhathin Kadhai Tamil. Be it the passage of the Saluva axe or the chandrahaasa sword over the time to administrative details on every one who ruled the temple town Madurai the story has Madurai as it background over a period of years from the plundering Malik Kafur to Queen Ganga Devi to Mangammaa to Krishna Devaraya to his illustrious general Viswanatha Naicker and his descendents to the British with the people of Naadhanoor in the backdrop who are witness to the changing times, the book is a treasure to every reader.