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Chemmeen- Lost in Translation

There is not much to write about Thakazhi SivasankaraPillai‚Äôs Chemmeen, written in 1956 and translated by Anita Nair in 2011. The original novel written in Malyalam was a widely acclaimed classic, but the translated version was childish and silly. Undeveloped … Continue reading

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