I would say he is a good writer with a good power over the medium and could communicate what he wants well. As much as I love this book and all the characters in this book, I love and admire the creator of this purest masterpiece even more, as P. Basheer’s immediate younger brother, Abdul Khadar was the head of the family, since Basheer was away most of the time and did not have a permanent source of income.
He built this retreat himself, and around the house he planted a garden. And when it starts eating his blanket after polishing off two of his novels, Basheer says: Apr 26, Fousi T. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This goat had absolute freedom in the house. In their childhood, Basheer often had to bear the punishment when actually Abdul Khadar was the real culprit. This article needs additional citations for verification.
One of the best book I ever read.
Shefeer Hamza rated pzthummayude did not like it Mar 02, This special edition also has illustrations by Sherif and photographs of the real characters including Pathumma and goats. The goat belongs to Basheer’s sister Patthumma Fatimaand is characterised by a voracious appetite.
When Basheer gives money to his mother, the next day his younger brother Adbul Khadar would take it all from her. Views Read Edit View history. This is mainly because of the colloquial touch he added to his writings, which ethnically speaking would lose its humor and meaning when translated to other languages. No trivia or quizzes yet. Next pathum,ayude the house where he grew up, in the same compound, he had a walled-in plot with a small house.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Refresh and try again. First he worked as a school master, then quit the job and took various other employments.
പാത്തുമ്മായുടെ ആട് | Pathummayude Aadu
Poovan Banana and the Other Stories. Sep 27, Annie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Then Abdul Khadar no longer complained of grammatical errors in his brother’s sentences, instead asked him for copies of the book so that he qadu make money selling them.
The story starts off with the author coming back home, the house, which was built next to the family house h I had this story to study in 10th standard and I loved it then. Paperback24th Impressionpages. Unlike other common novels ‘Pathummayude Adu’ has something else to say.
പാത്തുമ്മായുടെ ആട് | Pathummayude Aadu by Vaikom Muhammad Basheer
Bhargavi Nilayam Balyakalasakhi To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jan 15, Akhil Vm rated it it was amazing. This page was last edited on 17 Octoberat Apr 30, Shynil Hashim rated it it was amazing Shelves: At the time when he became a schoolmaster, Basheer was serving three months prison term in Kannur prison after getting arrested at Kozhikode on his way to participate in Salt Satyagraham My mother read it to me.
He was a legend in Kerala. Susan Sibi rated it did not like it Jan 19, Basheer begins the novel with an alternative title for the book, Pennungalude Buddhi The Wisdom of Women. This is most simple, realistic, naturalistic book that talks about the sourness of life in a sweet manner.
The inhabitants were Basheer’s mother, his younger siblings and their families. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The older brother proudly gave him his literary works to read. An anecdote from Basheer’s life that unveils the life of common people in a typical keralite family in his time within an envelope of pure humour Vaikom Muhammad Basheer is not a person – he is an institution.
He was one of those outspoken figures who revolutionized Malayalam Literature, and Thus the World Literature itself with his dauntless sarcasm, satire, and black humor. On returning from one of his travels, he was forced to live in the house where his large family lived, instead of in his private home.