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. Khasakkinte itihasam (Malayalam Edition) [O. V Vijayan] on *FREE * shipping on qualifying offers. Latest News on mobile: sms NEWS Ravi. 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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Amaldev rated it it was ok Jan 30, From there on starts the exploration, a search of the teacher to find peace within himself and his surrounding. He commits suicide through snake-bite while waiting for a bus at Koomankavu. About the Author Vijayan needed only that one book, Khasakinte Ithihasam, to make him khasakkine legend in Malayalam literature. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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.

Khasakkinte Itihasam Author O. Pages to import images to Wikidata Wikipedia articles with style issues from November All articles with style issues. Ravi abandons a bright academic career and a research offer from Princeton University.

Since it was hard for a girl to be on her own in a remote village, my parents had rented a little farmhouse and moved in with my sister. Most of the characters in the novel were modelled after real-life characters whom Vijayan encountered in Thasarak. Vijayan needed only that one book, Khasakinte Ithihasam, to make him a legend in Malayalam literature. Rajasekharan Sanjayan Sukumar Azhikode V. There are an extraordinary set of villagers, each with their own peculiarity.


It was read and re-read by people, printed and re-printed several times; it has sold the maximum number of copies ever, and has been discussed at many forums.

The scene of the story is an upcountry place with little transport and communications and no proper roads with bullock carts being the main vehicle. Ellaam Maaikunna Kadal Malayalam Edition.

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Sajna rated it it was ok Jan 17, Anu ee book onnu vaayikkan tharumo? His Vijayan-land, a state of mind, is portrayed vividly in his work.

First published in and generally referred to as Khasak in literary circles, the novel has been reprinted more than fifty times, making it one of the most best-selling novels in South Asia. Small pox is believed to be caused by pothi bhagavathy who stays in the body of the victim as his wife till he is cured.

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Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Consider transferring direct quotations to Wikiquote. Jobless and at a loose end, I too joined them in Thasarak to drown my sorrows Vijayan was born in Palakkad on July 2, Shajan rated it it was ok Nov 19, There’s a problem loading this menu right now.


May 22, Harikrishnan rated it it was ok. The novel ends when Ravi’s temporary stop at Kooman Kavu ends, and he is waiting for the bus to come. Pillai Oyyarathu Chandu Menon P.

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Koya Pm rated it it was ok Dec 28, Blog Stats 7, hits. He provokes a snake to bite his feet, and slowly begins his next journey to other realm. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? English Choose a language for shopping. He graduated from Victoria College in Palakkad and obtained a masters degree khaskkinte English literature from Presidency College.