Manjaveyil maranangal is written by Benyamin. The story centres on a reckless young man, who loves to daydream. The young man aspires to be a writer and behaves like one. His life changes suddenly as he gets involved in a murder. It interests him so much that he sacrifices everything he owns in life to resolve the murder mystery. The story is told from two different perspectives�one from the young man�s, another from the narrator's. It is set in two separate locations as and follows two timelines. The novel is an interesting read due to the well-constructed characters and smooth flow.
The author has written a great number of novels and short stories. Alongside, he has written extensively about his personal experience and memories. He was honoured with the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel 'Goat Days' in the year 2009. The same novel was long-listed for the Man Asian Literary Prize in 2012. Abeesagin, Pravacakanmarude Randam Pustakam, and Irunda Vanasthalikal are some of his literary works. Many of his books are available for online purchase in India. Before you buy Malayalam books from an online bookstore, compare between the prices asked for by online retailers across India. Junglee.com helps you do this easily and thus find the lowest possible price.
The protagonist of the book, Christie Anthraper, witnesses the murder of Senthil, an old friend of his. Set in a small island Diego Garcia, the story is woven with careful attention to various aspects of life. Love, hatred and friendship are all explored by the author in detail. Not only that, the book focuses on a wide range of social issues that are rife in this day and age. Conflicts stemming from the difference in ethnicity, terrorism, religious holocaust are some of the issues the author becomes vocal about in the novel.
According to readers, the fast pace of the novel and the wonderfully woven storyline make the book an enjoyable read. Published by D C books, the paperback edition of the book has the ISBN 10 number 8126432195 and ISBN 13 number 9788126432196.