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പൊന്തക്കാടുകൾ | Ponthakkaadukal
A collection of essays by S.K. Pottekkatt written in various periodicals under the name Arunan. Humour and wit in SK's works can be best observed in this book. Most of the essays were controversial during the publication period (1940s) itself. There are eight essays compiled in the book, which has been republished by Mathrubhumi Books in 2013 as part of the birth centenary ...more
Paperback, 72 pages
Published 2013 by Mathrubhumi Books
(first published 1947)
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Ponthakkaadukal is a great collection of essays by S.K. Pottekkatt. Apart from six essays which discusses various issues ranging from the progressive literature in Malayalam to the deteriorating Malayali self, the collection also has two short-stories (I would like to call them stories rather than essays) Acting Gorky and Samarak Bheema. They are SK's journeys with Mr. Nadappalli to a Communist Part office and to the house of a writer respectively. These two stories, especially Acting Gorky can ...more
Sankarankutty Kunhiraman Pottekkatt (Malayalam: ശങകരനകുടടി കുഞഞിരാമന പൊററെകകാടട), popularly known as S. K. Pottekkatt, was a famous Malayalam writer from Kerala, South India. He is the author of nearly sixty books which include ten novels, twenty-four collections of short stories, three anthologies of poems, eighteen travelogues, four plays, a collection of essays and a couple of books based on pe ...moreMore about S.K. Pottekkatt...