Temporary People

Wed 21 April 2021 by Thejaswi Puthraya

What is with Malayali people and the gulf? How do they lead their lives across the sea? Deepak Unnikrishnan's "Temporary People" is a collection of short stories of regular Malayali immigrants in the Middle East. The stories make use of fantasy and hyperbole to convey the 'concealed and relegated' status of the immigrants.