Kottayam Pushpanath

Kottayam Pushpanath, the renowned Indian author is a prolific and versatile writer in the genre of fiction. His stories nail all the essential elements that uphold a suspense thriller and have made readers feel the heavenly feast to ensue the questions that revolve around the story. He was the pioneer in this genre and his subtle and unparallel writing skills have intoxicated his readers to cater their taste buds. Ideologies and supernatural elements rarely come into the act but are creatively expressed in horror story writings. The crime stories are plausible and the reader identifies themselves as the detective which motivates them to solve the mystery.

Thus, he had a mesmerizing way of presenting the stories and has conquered the hearts of millions. It is surprising fact to know that he had beautifully connected the sequences and made a plot in a foreign country for his stories, even without travelling to one.

His novels proclaimed that sincere crime investigations can resolve any intricate cases. And thus each page holds breathtaking incidents that have suffocated the minds of his readers. His mother was the most influential person in his life and thus she paved the path of letters for him and from childhood onwards the love towards reading made a proficient reader of detective novels. Thus his writings have the magical power of transforming the world of readers into a mystical land of escapism where the readers transform themselves into the protagonist and be one with the thoughts of writer and the plot.

He released his first novel named Chuvanna Manushyan in 1968 which was a scientific thriller. Later on he penned down more than 350 works including mainstream novels, science fiction and horror fiction during the period of 1970s and 80s. Many of his works has been translated into different Indian languages such as Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, Gujarati and Bengali. His novel Souparnika was serialized in Tamil. Kottayam Pushpanath has also translated Bram Stoker’s world renowned gothic horror novel Dracula and Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles into Malayalam. Two of his novels – Brahmarakshass and Chuvanna Anki- were made into movies in Malayalam.

Kottayam Pushpanath followed the tradition of Sherlock Holmes and Hercules Poirot in creating two fictional detectives, Detective Marxin and Detective Pushparaj, the two names which became as popular as the name of the author itself. 

Detective Pushparaj would be the protagonist if the novels are set in India and Detective Marxin would take the lead role in novels set outside India. Some novels featured another fictional character, Detective Sudheer, as the lead.

Kottayam Pushpanath established his own publications in 1977, the Kottayam Pushpanath Publications, through which most of his works came out.  All his books are being re-published by his grandson Rayan Pushpanath through Kottayam Pushpanath Publications now. 

Detective Marxin

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Detective Marxin is not just any ordinary sleuth – he’s a legend in his own right, celebrated in countless Kottayam Pushpanath novels and short stories.

This private detective operates out of the bustling metropolis of New York and is renowned far and wide for his razor-sharp wit, impeccable observational skills, and uncanny ability to crack even the toughest cases. And with his brilliant partner-in-crime, Elizebeth, at his side, there’s no limit to what these two can achieve.

Marxin’s expertise is simply unparalleled, and his caseload is nothing short of heart-stopping. Whether it’s a murder, a heist, a missing person, or even the most inexplicable supernatural phenomena, Marxin’s unorthodox methods and sharp intuition ensure that he always gets to the bottom of the most baffling cases. And with his unwavering commitment to justice and deep compassion for victims, he’s earned the respect and admiration of everyone he’s ever worked with.

But it’s not just Marxin’s skills that make him a sensation – it’s the exotic locales and thrilling escapades that you’ll find in every Kottayam Pushpanath novel. From the sun-drenched streets of New York to the misty mountains of Asia, every page is packed with intricate plots, heart-stopping action, and unforgettable characters that will keep you hooked from start to finish. It’s no surprise that readers of Malayalam literature can’t get enough of Marxin’s electrifying exploits, and his legacy continues to inspire generations of readers and mystery lovers alike.

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Detective Pushparaj

Get ready to be thrilled by the captivating fictional character Detective Pushparaj created by the acclaimed Indian author Kottayam Pushpanath. Pushparaj’s remarkable intelligence and intuition are his greatest strengths, enabling him to solve complex cases with ease. With his sharp analytical skills and intuitive instincts, he’s always one step ahead of the game. His witty sense of humor, charming personality, and rapport-building skills make him stand out as a crowd favorite.

Pushparaj is a private investigator who collaborates with the police department to crack challenging cases, and his unwavering commitment to justice has earned him enormous respect in the field. Although not much is known about his background, it is believed that he hails from a middle-class family and has a strong educational background. He is fluent in multiple languages and has traveled extensively, giving him a unique perspective on crime and human behavior.

Pushparaj’s interrogation skills are unmatched, and even the most reluctant suspects are no match for him. However, his impulsive nature can sometimes put himself or others in danger, which makes for an exciting storyline. Despite this, his dedication to justice and his ability to solve even the most challenging cases have made him one of the most beloved characters in Indian detective fiction. Get ready to be enthralled by Pushparaj’s thrilling adventures in Kottayam Pushpanath’s novels.

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