‘Funny, hilarious and oblique… these stories are told from an unconventional
angle… the visual richness in the stories adds a new dimension to the reading experience.’
— Benyamin, author of Goat Days and Jasmine Days Thampy Antony Thekkek’s twelve stories in this book span village, city and country, animal and human, real and surreal, political and sexual, peculiar and twisted.
Vasco Da Gama & the Priest is daring collection of stories. The author’s
freewheeling imagination explores lust for life and victory, mysteries of female psychology, the feelings of metro life, die hard habits, and angst and frustration of expatriates who forfeited their roots…
There are many hauntingly familiar characters in the stories, they do not hurt
anybody, yet taunt many. He gives a dressing down to the society in a witty way. With this book, he certainly claims his space in the English literature.
Winner of 2019 Basheer Amma Malayalam Award 2019 and Kerala Ezhuthukoottam Pravasi Award 2019.