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The water tapped in it wanted to take its own course. View all 6 comments. Retrieved from ” https: Pillai Thiruvananthapuram, August 20, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. One characteristic that makes her stand apart is her individualistic person My Story by K. And by her own admission she has included a madhavikuttj number of fictional elements in her autobiography.

A column on some of the best reads in Malayalam. When you learn to swim Do not enter a river that has no ocean To flow into, one ignorant of destinations and knowing only the flowing as its destiny, Like the weary rivers of the blood That bear the scum of ancient memories But go, swim in the sea, Go swim in the great blue sea, Where the first tide you meet is your body, That familiar pest, But if you learn to cross it, You are safe, yes, beyond it you are safe, For even sinking would make no difference then It also depicts her teenage love towards a neighbor of the same age.

This page was last edited on 12 Octoberat It is not a continuous story but rather a collection of incidents based on the lives of various women the author came across in her life.

At last, I hope you will be able to see my homeless, orphan, intensely beautiful soul, deep within the bone, deep down under, beneath even the marrow, in a fourth dimension” It’s honesty is what stands out. Something that cannot be described in mere words. To a society that would rest easy only after wringing from the writer the confession that her story was only fictional, Madhavikutty plays her trump card again in these memoirs, of keeping her readers guessing about her life and self through constant play.


Books by Kamala Suraiyya Das. During her era, I guess she was the only writer with grit and courage to explicitly write about her personal life and the shadow side of her family who are very well known in her state and throughout the sub-continent. Then I intend to peel off this light brown skin and shatter my bones. Ente Kadha was serialised in in the now defunct Malayalanadu weekly, a literary magazine published by S.

My Story – Kamala Das. Her stay in Calcutta too provided ample food for thought.

It is evident in her audacity to open herself in a culture that is still way too orthodox despite the high educational standards that they maintain. Customers dnte bought this item also bought. But then that was only fleeting.


Every about one’s life is written without any hindrance or censor. Realising her mental agony was distressing and depressing. She has no qualms in revealing the dark undercurrents in society covered by the decorous fabric of traditions and morality.

It was during the Onam of that Ente Kadhathe autobiography of Madhavikutty alias Kamala Das began to be serialised in a magazine in Malayalam. The book talks about the orthodox society and what society expects is an ideal woman. While reading this book, I could sense the loneliness and longing of a woman all througout. Jun 02, Akshay Joy rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sometimes I am forced to think that Kamala might have acknowledged that her husband is a homosexual.

Once again we are enthralled by this strange muse who dazzles us with her lyrical prose and her sensational thoughts, by the intimacies and confessions she yields, and the easy readings she resists. This autobiographical work was considered overly explicit when it was first published in Malayalam in Her confessions regarding her prolonged stints with religiosity, her bouts of scepticism, the attempts to project herself as a sinner before her readers and a saint before her gods all add to the enthralling enigma we love as Amy or Kamala Das or Madhavikutty.


She was motivated to write this as she became ill and thought will not survive. He was moving to Mysore from Pune, and this was among the books he donated to our library The Book Leaf. Lesbianism, her frequent love affairs, her quest for love – though she discuss themin detail, I wonder whether she had taken many of those things from the world she had created for herself.

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See all free Kindle reading apps. And I mean vain in the best of ways. View all 11 comments. She moved away from social conventions and portrayed homosexuality as well. Reading this book, I was one with the woman who wanted to love under the Gul Mohar, the one who had an abundance of love for everything and everyone around her, the one who wanted to make sure that her kids believed in magic. Nair, a former managing editor of the widely-circulated Malayalam daily Mathrubhumi, and Nalappatt Balamani Amma, a renowned Malayali poetess.

One must have more courage to write a autobiography like this, most of the autobiographies are clear about their childhood, interests and their achievements and no one is interested to mention their desires, love, relationships and disappointments, but she succeeded in mentioning them very clearly right from her childhood and personal experiences in her passages to womanhood. But, I feel sorry to say that this book is like a plain diary, without any twist or excitement.

Really an awesome poet, writer and lover. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. My Story by K. But overall a good read for someone who would like to peep into a lonely woman’s mind who is looking for love.