My impressions about KAVAL KOTTAM- A Sahitya Acadamy Award winning historical Tamil novel by esan. Before starting to read this. Kaval Kottam (Tamil Classic Series) by Su Venkatesan from Only Genuine Products. 30 Day Replacement Guarantee. Free Shipping. Cash On. S. Venkatesan is a Tamil writer from Tamil Nadu, India. His only novel Kavalkottam was In , his historical novel ‘Kaaval Kottam’ received the Fiction Award from The Tamil Literary Garden, Canada. The next year, it got him the prestigious.

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In his novel, Venkatesan presents the societal and economic background in which the Mullai Periyar dam was built. It took hardly ten days for me to complete the entire book. Posted by Srinivasan Balakumar at 9: Talking about his research kottam resources, Venkatesan says that he collected government orders, letters and manuscripts.

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Madhavan Vannadasan Inkulab The records collected ksval evidenced at suitable places in the novel as letters shot from one officer to the other of the East India Company administratos and during the British Rule. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. November 1, Sold by: It is interesting to know about their criminal families from their own words.


The elders of the community separated them and their family members were called as kottak. Initially, not knowing whether it should be a fiction or non fiction, he traveled the length and breadth of the State and collected materials, records, facts and figures about the city. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

This page’s infobox may require expansion, verification, or otherwise need cleanup. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. According to Venkatesan, it took ten years to complete Kavalkottam.

Hence I decided to kacal for novel. The novel also elaborates on the local policing system that prevailed in the city especially during Nayak regime before it was wiped out by the British to bring in the modern day judiciary system. Kaval Kottam Tamil Classic Series. There was a split among the people after they were transformed from a small community to a very big society.

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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. See all 28 reviews. Must read to understand tamil history and culture. Su Venkatesan Pages Language: Please try again later. Jayakanthan Rajam Krishnan K. Those people who were avoided because of their caste made robbery as their full time job. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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The people who were avoided based on their caste became big time thieves which is so depressing. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

The next year, it got him the prestigious Sahitya Academy Award [4] on the following year.

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He owes his love for language to his Tamil teacher Ilankumaranar. Certified BuyerTrichy. What is the lifestyle of these people? Paranthamanar named ‘Madurai Nayakkar Varalaru’ which was written in a style of History. His only novel Kavalkottam was published in Samayangalin Arasiyal Tamil Edition.

Please try again later. Finished the novel in kotham 3 days and was in ecstasy.