The Twelfth Main Road from Thippasandra intersects at the Hundred Feet Road of Indira Nagar and goes straight to Cambridge Layout. The intersection is the layover for Anasuyamma and me during the wee hours of all the six days a week. From Thippasandra, Anasuyamma would reach the Twelfth Main at any moment, I thought while walking in long strides in surging haste from … [Read more...]
Kunnamthanam Ramachandran (KRC Pillai) is a Malayalam writer, has written over 80 short stories in Malayalam and published two Novels. "Enigma", the short story we publish here, as translated by the author himself, was originally written and published in Malayalam as "Durooham" .
Tired of running to save itself of the humans who tried catching it, a crab that lived on the shores of the Backwaters of Kochi, left its abode on a sunny mid-day, leaving its wife, children, relatives and friends, once for all. Very cautiously it moved forward and on making many a tumultuous exercise it was fast approaching the nearby Railway Station. By twilight it had … [Read more...]