Khasakkinte itihasam (Malayalam Edition) [O. V Vijayan] on *FREE * shipping on qualifying offers. Latest News on mobile: sms NEWS Ravi. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Vijayan needed only that one book, Khasakinte Ithihasam, to make him a legend in Malayalam literature. It was read and. 1 May Khasakkinte Ithihasam is the story of the inhabitants of a nondescript remote land by name Khasakk, beyond Kooman Kavu having a few.

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I read this book more than two times. In the latter part of the story, he is seen to have changed into a sexual maniac, a reckless drunkard of spurious country liquor and patron political extremism. All Malayalies knows how good this work is. Please try again later. Most of the characters in the novel were modelled after real-life characters whom Vijayan encountered in Thasarak.

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Khasak beautifully interweaves myth and reality, the sacred and the profane. Oh, that’s great I’m also an amateur painter, one of my paintings is in my photos here: Retrieved February 1, Applicable only on ATM card, debit card or credit card orders. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. He starts a new life setting up a single teacher school and lives with the village folk, a multi religious community.

Therefore, treatments are made by religious heads or priests or oracles velichappad by othu, oothal, possessed dance by oracles who bang their heads with swords and sabres. After some years, his lover Padma calls on him and Ravi decides to leave Khasak. When the bus stops at the last stop at Kooman Kavu, he gets down. Through these encounters, Vijayan narrates numerous stories, myths and superstitions cherished in Khasak.

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March 2, — Shelved as: The novel ends when Ravi’s temporary stop at Kooman Kavu ends, and he is waiting for the bus to come. He instills the khasakkintd of learning in students but also learns that there is no escape from the relentless dictates of Karma. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Khasakkinte Itihasam was inspired by Vijayan’s stay khasakkinre a village called Thasarak near Palakkad for a year.

Except for the awful cover, everything is good! It is raining and there is a smile on his face.