Benyamin (writer)

Benyamin is an Indian novelist and short story writer in Malayalam language from Nhettur, Kulanada, near Pandalam of the south Indian state of Kerala. He has lived in the Kingdom of Bahrain since 1992, from the age of twenty, and his works appear regularly in Malayalam publications in Kerala.Goat Days, his most famous novel, portrays the life of an Indian labourer in Saudi Arabia. It is used as a text book at Kerala University, Calicut University, Bharathiar University, Pondicherry University and 10th standard for Kerala State syllabus.Awards and honours2009 Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award, winner, Goat Days2012 Man Asian Literary Prize, longlist, Goat Days 2013 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, shortlist, Goat Days 2015 Padmaprabha Literary AwardBibliography Goat Days (Aadujeevitham) (novel) Abeesagin (a name from the Old Testament) (novel) Pravachakanmarude Randam Pustakam (The Second Book of Prophets) (novel) Akkapporinte Irupatu Nasrani Varshangal (Twenty Years of Christian Quarrels) (novel) Manja Veyil Maranangal(Yellow Lights of Death) (novel) Al Arabian Novel Factory, Mullappoo Niramulla Pakalukal (novels) Euthanasia (Mercy Killing) (collection of short stories) Penmarattam (Ladies Sex) (collection of short stories) EMSum Penkuttiyum (EMS and the Girl) (collection of short stories) Irunda Vanasthalikal (Dark Forest Places) (notes) Anubhavam, Ormma, Yaathra (Experience, Memories & Travel) Irattamukhamulla Nagaram (travel)
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Benyamin (writer)

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Found: 12.07.2015


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