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Author Name: Vilasini

Moorkkanaat Kuttikrishna Menon (23 June 1928–15 May 1993) was an Indian writer from Kerala better known by his nom de plume Vilasini. He wrote in Malayalam. He is the author of the longest novel in Malayalam, Avakaasikal (Inheritors), for which he won the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award in 1981.
M. K. Menon was born in Karumathra, near Vadakkancherry, British India. He got his degree in Mathematics in 1947 from St. Thomas College, Trichur. In 1953 he left for Singapore where he started his life as the editor of the English monthly called 'Indian Movie News'. Two years later, he became the sub-editor at the French News service Agence France-Presse (AFP) in Singapore. He was also a member of the Kerala Socialist Party. He came back to Kerala in 1977.
 

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Chundeli
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Chundeli is one of the most read novels by the author. This edition comes with a study on Vilasini's novels by Kannapuram Aravi... Read More

   
Thudaakkam
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