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Black Peppers

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Gowri’s world is jolted when her sister is subjected to smarthavicharam, a trial for adultery for Namboodiri Brahmin women, after being accused by her sister’s husband Balaraman. Her sister is convicted, deemed a sathanam (an inanimate object) and given away to the untouchables. Contact with untouchables was forbidden for a Namboodiri, yet Gowri attempts to rescue her ...more
Kindle Edition, 229 pages
Published November 22nd 2013 (first published March 24th 2012)
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Sindhya Sudheer
Sep 13, 2016 Sindhya Sudheer rated it really liked it
Tale of brave teen girls, who do their best to fight against the wrong. Very simplied, classic story. I could visualize all characters as I went by. Beautiful story that brings the evil faced by women of high and low sections of society in 1700's.
Sandra
Oct 20, 2014 Sandra rated it really liked it
Good and original storyline based on nearly forgotten (by modern Keralites) Namboodiri traditions. Could have used some basic editing of grammar and context.
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