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Author Name: George Onakkoor

George Onakkoor is a famous Malayalam novelist born on 16 November 1941, at Moovattupuzha, in northern Travancore, present day Kerala state, South India. Malayalam professor for over three decades at Mar Ivanios College, Trivandrum, Kerala.
Dr. George Onakkoor is well acknowledged in various capacities as novelist, short-storywriter, critic, script and travel writer. He was the former Director of Kerala State Institute of Children's Literature, State Institute of Encyclopaedic Publications and Kerala State Literacy Council. He also served as the first Non-official Chairman of the State Resource Centre.
The awards he received include The Jawaharlal Nehru Award for his excellent service as Chief Editor of the Children's Encyclopaedia; the award for the best research thesis submitted in Indian Universities in the field of Art and Literature, the Kesava Dev Centenary Memorial Award, Thakazhi Sahithya Award, Mother Theresa Award, KCBC Award, Kerala Shree Award, Kesava Dev Award etc. He has been honoured by the Government of Kerala for his contributions to Language and Literature. The Award for the outstanding Indian writer given by the Euro-American Expatriate Literary Association was yet another laurels he received. The Kerala Sahithya Academy Award has been conferred on Dr. George Onakkoor twice for his novel (Illam in 1980) and travelogue (Adarunna Akaasham).
Some of his writings are: Akale Akasham, Uzhavuchalukal, Ulkkadal, Illam, Kalthamara, Kamana, Ezhuthapurangal, Samathalangalkkappuram, Hridayathiloru Vaal, Parvathangalile Kaattu (Novels), Orchid, The Sword in the Soul, The Wind in the Mountains (Translations of his three novels.)
 

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Akale Aakasam
 -by George Onakkoor

Shekharan Kutty, a graduate of the agricultural university, moves to the ideal village of his dreams, surrounded by hills , val... Read More

   
Uzhavuchalukal
 -by George Onakkoor

A story about human life and emotions.

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