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Mangaluru: 'Kathamrith', Konkani short stories by Clarence Kaikamba released

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru

Mangaluru, Feb 8: ‘Kathamrith’, a collection of Konkani short stories by Clarence Pinto, popularly known as Clarence Kaikamba, was released on Thursday, February 8.

Clarence released 'Kathamrith' after the 'Sukta' collection of stories through his own Jane Prakashan on the occasion of the Roce ceremony of his daughter Amanda.

The book was unveiled by Hilda and Gracy, sisters of Clarence. Jane Ida and Alister, wife and son of Clarence respectively, were also present on the occasion. 

Clarence Kaikamba, who works in Oman, is one of the famous story writers in Konkani literature world for years.

The life in gulf counties gets enlivened by his stories. When a reader completes reading the stories of Clarence, he or she is thrilled by it. In addition, Clarence depicts the rural environment efficiently in his stories.

There are 14 stories in this collection. The foreword of the book is written by eminent writer Gerry D'Mello, Bendur and the cover picture is drawn by Wilson Kayyar.

The book release programme was compered by Sheldon Crasta.

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  • Gerry D'Mello, Bendur / Canada

    Fri, Feb 8 2019

    Hearty congrats my literary guru Clarence Kaikamba on the release your much awaited Kathamrith, a collection of your short stories. I'm highly indebted to you for giving me an unique opportunity to write 'Prastavan' for your creation! I thoroughly enjoyed reading your stories and they are really interesting. I'm sure every reader will have the same experience - the heat of Oman mountains & sweet fragrance of native soil. In spite of your very busy schedule you have taken a daring step to publish your book, which is highly commendable. I encourage every Konkani son & daughter to buy Kathamrith, read & support Clary's great venture!

    I was so thrilled to see the gorgeous Pinto family. Wishing the Wedding function a great grand success! Regret deeply to miss this happy occasion. Wishing the amazing couple all the happiness and very best in their married life!

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  • Preetham Kirem, Sharjah

    Fri, Feb 8 2019

    Congrates Clarence. Inspite of your busy schedule you have still kept your spirits high and you are one amongst the few writers who have not stopped contributing.
    Nice picture and good to see your family in the picture, especially Alister.

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  • Andrew L D Cunha, Bejai

    Fri, Feb 8 2019

    Congratulations dear Clarence Kaikamba. Your stories are full of life. You are one of my favorite short story writer in Konkanni and I look forward to read your book.

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