The Man Who Learnt To Fly But Could Not Land

03 September 2020

Thachom Poyil Rajeevan

Translated by PJ Matthew

This 2013 novel, newly translated, follows the trajectory of its protagonist, KTN Kottoor. Born into affluence in the Malabar district during the British Raj, he gets embroiled in the struggle for Independence, becoming an activist, communist and writer.

Hachette, Rs 450, 336 pages