Author : Paul Zacharia
Translator : K.K. Nair
Zachariyayude Kathakal, the award winning Malayalam short story collection translated into Kannada as Sakkariyara Kathegalu epitomises the strength, beauty and the amazing perfection the Malayalam short story acquired in the hands of a master writer like Paul Zacharia. Creating a prose appropriate to the contemporary times, the author has succeeded in giving a new direction to Malayalam fiction. The work is a remarkable contribution to Indian short fiction in Malayalam.