Closer to life
Complete collection of stories by U.P. Jayarajan. A flash of hope runs through all his stories and his writings were never touched by pseudo thoughts and feelings. The collection with 45 stories has opening notes by C.V. Balakrishnan and P.K. Nanu and a study by K.P. Sankaran.
U.P. Jayarajinte Kathakal Sampoornam, U.P. Jayaraj, Rs.180
Up close and personal
A collection of 16 stories. The grief-stricken life of the author comes across in these stories.
Kunhunni Paranja Yayaathi Varaalinte Katha, George Joseph K., Rs.90
Tugging at the heartstrings
It is a reproduction of the author’s popular novels published in October 1973. The tale narrates the heart-wrenching tale of Gracy, whose life is torn apart at the hands of revenge.
Ivideyellam Poymukham, P. Ayyaneth, Rs. 195
For copies: DC Books, Kottayam
Compilation of famous folk tales from Russia. Colourful illustrations add to the fun of reading. The stories are retold by Shane J. Alliew.
Velutha Thaaravum Mattu Russian Naadodikadhakalum, translated by Magy P. John, Rs. 225
Famous stories from the Panchathanthra have been retold by Arun M.George. Colourful illustrations make the stories appealing.
Ambilithadaakavum Mattu Panchathanthra-kathakalum, translated by R. Manjula and Sreedevi P., Rs. 125
Stories with morals
Compilation of stories based on Islamic folklore and tradition, which is meant to instil virtues such as honesty, compassion, love and affection in children. Illustrations are by K.R.Raji.
Vesham Maari Vanna Khaleefa Ummarum Mattu Gunapaada Kathakalum, Pullampara Shamsudeen, Rs. 150
For copies: Mambazham, Kottayam
Keywords: Malayalam books