Paleri Manikyam: Oru Pathirakolapathakathinte Katha
Publisher: Current Books
Pages no: 304
This novel (which in English means "Paleri Manikyam: A Midnight Murder Story")straddles the no man's land between fiction and reportage. Apparently it is based on a true incident: the rape and murder of a beautiful girl, Manikyam, immediately after she is married and brought to the Northern Kerala ...