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Kesavan's Lamentations Kesavante Vilapangal is the life of Kesavan, a clark cum novelist who has written a novel on EMSKesavante Vilaapangal received Vayalar Award in

10 thoughts on “Kesavan's Lamentations

  1. says:

    Kesavante Vilapangal is the life of Kesan, a clark cum novelist who has written a novel on EMS A book which has given a new face to Malayalam novel, written by M Mukundan.

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    Written as a story within a story, the book recreates the internal and external chaos involved in the process of Kesavan s writing, as he pens his book, Appukkuttante Vilapangal The story deals with the life and death of Kesavan as well as with the life and obsessions of the protagonist of Kesavan s book, the boy called Appukkuttan, who deifies E M S Namboodiripad, under whose portrait s g

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    The line between the writer and the person in the writer is a blurred one This novel examines how both these identities influence each other To achieve this it uses the backdrop of a writer whose latest work is based on a boy, who from his birth is influenced by EMS Namboothiripad The lives of the writer and his creation starts to resemble each other The metafictional devices and the critique o

  4. says:

    Read the Malayalam one OK OK Didn t like it much Completely personal opinion The book has won many awards and stuff That doesn t mean everyone will like it right

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    As a person interested in politics and the political setup of India it is only natural that I love reading books on politics Much of the stuff written on about politics is non fiction and is written by eminent politicians or historians However, political fiction is also fantastic to read Jefferey Archer s First among equals is the best book when it comes to political fiction for me The other day I was ju

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    It is a different kind of novel,very different from mukundan s much known Mayyazhipuzhayude theerangalil.For me, the major attraction was the book was about or the theme was about kerala s one of the greatest communist leaders ,comrade EMS.The book is sharp and the climax is also very brave.When i read mayyazhi for the first time, i was taken aback.deeply influnced.but, after reading kesavante vilapangal,the

  7. says:

    I loved this book The way the story of an author and his character, intertwined, made itinteresting As I am not very political, I didn t not quite get if any political messages the author wanted to convey.

  8. says:

    Not bad according to me He introduced lot many characters some without proper introduction and they just disappeared like that that s the thing I didn t like. Also I didn t like the atmosphere creation for the story.

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  10. says:

    Not good as Mukundan s other books

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