The novel 'Agnisakshi' is the only novel written by Lalithambika Antharjanam. This novel is considered as a classic fiction in Malayalam language and has received many honors and awards. It is the story about a women named Thethikutty and her struggles. Thethikutty is a medium of social emancipation but she is unable to break the strong barriers laid down by orthodox society. This tussle between liberty of individual and morals of society is narrated in a glorious style by the author.
Thethikutty is a bold and confident women. However, she is married to an orthodox man called Unni Nambudiri, who opposes her thinking. Thethikutty is tired of this burden of society and seeks for empowerment. This attitude of Thethikutty forces her to take a bold move of leaving her husband. What will be the consequences of this move? Will the society accept Thethikutty's ideas? What challenges will Thethikutty face in her life? The book answers all these questions in a sensitive tone which is the core of this novel. Written with a fresh approach, the author provides a new perspective on the issue of social structure.
Lalithambika Antharjanam was a social reformer and a writer who contributed immensely in Malayalam Literature. She wrote short stories, children books and poems. Her only novel, Agnisakshi won many awards including the prestigious Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award and Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award. Her autobiography 'Aathmakadhakkoru Aamukham' is rated very highly by readers as well as critics.
Agnisakshi is a novel for readers who want to read something unique and bold. This books provides fresh perspective on society. For online shoppers this book is available in hardcover binding on our store. It has an ISBN 10 number of 8126427205 and ISBN 13 number of 978-8126427208.