Chemmeen Malayalam novel by Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai is wide considered a landmark novel within the history of Indian literature. The Malayalam novel was written by Thakazhi but in just 3 weeks time. The Chemmeen novel fictionalised the parable among the fishermen communities on the coastal Kerala concerning chastity. The novel became a taste-maker not solely in Kerala however within the whole of Republic of India. critic Santha Rama Rau has noted that Chemmeen Malayalam novel is that the initial real bestseller that has ever start off of Republic of India. The Malayalam novel was translated to over thirty languages that embody major Indian languages and foreign languages. The novel was accepted as a part of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation assortment of Representative Works – Indian series
Chemmeen Malayalam novel tells the story of the link between Karutthamma, a Hindu girl from the fisherfolk community, and Pareekkutty, the son of a Muslim fish middleman. Unable to marry Pareekkutty for non secular reasons, Karutthamma instead marries Palani, who, despite his wife’s shocking past, ne’er stops trusting her a trust that’s reaffirmed whenever he goes to ocean and comes back safe. The story of this Malayalam Novel goes like For the fishermen have a crucial saying: the safe come back of a trained worker depends on the fidelity of his married woman. Then, one fateful night, Karutthamma and Pareekkutty meet and their love is rekindled whereas Palani is put off, harassment a shark. Once it was on the market solely in India, this massively triple-crown Chemmeen Malayalam novel was tailored into a movie, winning nice vital acclaim and industrial success. Anita Nair’s reminiscent of translation from Malayalam language brings this tale of affection and desire, a classic of Indian literature, to a brand new audience.
- Publisher: DC Books (12 December 2016)
- 318 pages ,