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Sir, I had been through the review. The Paratavas see themselves as exiles from the North, who came to South India during the time kofkai Dritarashtra! Threatened, the paradhavar chieftains sought support from the Portuguese, who embraced them, along with the Roman church, and the entire community converted to Catholicism, believing, addition of one more god to their daily worship is not all that a big deal.


I cannot forego the memory of that year, the unspeakable cruelty, and hatred let noveo on Muslims.

Loyalty to caste superseded loyalty to religion. This means that it is not jovel to anyone for publication. Thank You Joe for this wonderful book and I am eagerly looking forward to his next, supposedly about modern shipping practices in Tamil Nadu?

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Joint family sustained the folks while enabling to invest in businesses and also provide a cushion for any losses. Rich people, poor people, good nasty ambitious wastrel all are there. The agitation of R. Madhavan Vannadasan Inkulab Post 1 by Kunjuppu Appreciate the comprehensive and impartial review!

Korkai – a review of the book and joe de cruz

Sahitya Akademi Award for Tamil language. The first to win the award was Bharatiputran. Still I am reading. See all free Kindle reading apps. Retrieved 13 April The other characters are either sleazy or of loose morals, and to me, it feels more like an add on which, otherwise, the book could have done without.

Members Current visitors New profile posts Search profile posts. Literary forum Industrialist R. One gets the impression, that years of catholicism has not quite kokai out the feelings and reverence, for this rather abandoned temple’s presence, both as a physical entity and more than that, in the hearts of the paradhavars. The book records the history of the period casually, through conversations, whether it is the caste equations in the Congress party, or the building of the Cochin Port by Bristow.


Also the novel tries to analyze the reason korkkai the downfall and its struggle for regaining its lost prominence. Narasaiah gave a brief history of the Paratava community, who traditionally dived for pearls and conches. And for trade with the distant lands of Arabia, Iorkai, Greece and Rome. Add all three to Cart. Visit our Help Pages. Very interesting and informative. Sri Acharya Ma. That was an interesting tenure for a city bird.