When trying to explore the beauty and superstition bound myths of a village,closely linked to an untold elixir,there moulds stories.
Journalist P.V Kuttan’s first literary work is one such a story based on the tranquil land,’Anjanapuzha’.
Anjanapuzha,the village located at the outskirts of Kannur is beautifully depicted in his new work.Being born and brought up in one such a world of myths,superstitions and vibes of virtues,the author travels through his own experiences and stories he encountered in it.The socio-political and cultural perspectives of his village invite its readers to learn the struggles of Anjanapuzha,faced against the feudal landlords and the growth of communist party in that land thereafter.Author’s peculiar way of presentation makes its readers to delve in it, until the end. The book has already won the attention of many.
Writer M.mukundan penned the introduction of this book and said”this work is like watching a stage drama played during evenings in suburbs,with a shadow light of a lantern”
The novel progress through the transformation of author’s nick name ‘yadhu’ to his present name Kuttan. Inside it, within 24 chapters, he draws the beautiful story of Anjanapuzha flawlessly.The memories of Yadhu from,an innocent encounter with a ‘big dragonfly’helicopter in Anjanapuzha,the Theyyam of Mooppilottukavu,’Yakshi’,rites and rituals of the village makes the write up a perfect blend of all.Like every other story happened in Kerala,love and communism is also a part of this story.
Furthermore,the writer opens up about an untold love story of Yadhu,which the steps of Madaippara only knows.The book unfolds writer’s worship to a deity known as the ‘Muthappan’ of Kannur and his three decade long memories,nostalgia,and political views without any hypes.
The writer P.V Kuttan is working as the Malabar regional head of Kairali TV and a well-known face of journalism,who published news regarding solar scam.