One of the most important voices of contemporary Malayalam fiction, V. M. Devadas’ novels and short stories are noted for stylistic wizardry and their tendency to work on themes that revolve around both the political and philosophical dimensions of crime in the modern world. Unlike most of his contemporaries who focus on regional narratives, his works are keen to explore various aspects of nationalism and how they influence the day-to-day lives of his characters. He is the author of three