Author: K Satchidanandan
Publisher: National Book Trust
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8123721986
This anthology of Malayalam Short Stories is an attempt to document the literary evolution of a relatively new genre through its different phases highlighting the major aesthetic shifts and philosophic revolts.
Chiseled and perfected by master craftsmen of Malayalam literature, these translated specimen give an insight into the thematic diversity and formal richness of short story in Malayalam.
In his scholarly introduction, the noted poet, critic and essayist Satchidanandan places these representative stories in their proper context while taking the reader through a breathtaking panorama of a little over one hundred years of the dynamic and turbulent existence of Short Story in Malayalam.