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Korkai (Tamil, Paperback, N. Joe D Cruz R.)

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Korkai  (Tamil, Paperback, N. Joe D Cruz R.)

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  • Language: Tamil
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Kalachuvadu Pathippagam
  • Genre: Fiction
  • ISBN: 9788189359911, 8189359916
  • Pages: 1174

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R.N. Joe D’Cruz 2013 Sahitya Akademi Award for his Tamil novel Korkai

R.N. Joe D’Cruz , who has won the 2013 Sahitya Akademi Award for his Tamil novel Korkai, has fittingly dedicated it to the people of the Tamil Nadu coast.

Korkai was an important trade centre and capital of the Early Pandya kingdom.

In 2009, he came out with novel Korkai, which talked about an olden day harbour with the plot rivetted on the sea-faring community. It also serves as a well-researched historical document. The author whose father was a seafarer nurtured the interest of documenti...
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Nithyakumar

Jan, 2014

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Life of Sea shore

Must Read. This book is Sahitya Akademi award winner still its not in Award winning section. Pretty bad book mgmt by Flipkart. There is a section called Award Winning - > Sahitya Akademi award for all other languages. But Tamil is not available which is not fair. If its unintentional its Flipkart to rectify it.
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Sivarama Kkrishnan S K

Jun, 2014

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Korkai beats a path through a rugged coast

Korkai is a voluminous (1174 pages), Sahitya-Akademi-award-winning Tamil novel, written by Joe d’Cruz and published by Kalachuvadu in 2009/2010.

Set in Korkai, which, during the Pandya kings of the Sangam period was a famous port city and the capital of the Pandya kingdom but is now a small seaside village on the banks of the Tamraparani in Tuticorin (now ‘Thoothukudi’) district in Tamil Nadu, this novel of epic proportions unfolds a saga of the life of the Parathavar (seafarers) of Korkai ...
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Ramanujam Parthasarathy

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Mar, 2015

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Very Interesting book to read

Very Interesting book to read and know about fisher man. this book awarded Indian Lit top award Sahithya academi award 2013 for tamil novel.
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MUNNA U

May, 2015

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