Goat Days By Benyamin
Goat Days is a 2008 Malayalam novel about an abused migrant employee in Saudi Arabia written by Bahrain-based Indian creator Benyamin. The novel relies on real-life occasions and was a finest vendor in Kerala.
Najeeb s dearest want is to work within the Gulf and earn sufficient cash to ship again dwelling. He achieves his dream solely to be propelled by a sequence of incidents, grim and absurd, right into a slave-like existence herding goats in the midst of the Saudi desert. Recollections of the plush, verdant panorama of his village and of his loving household hang-out Najeeb whose solely solace is the companionship of goats. Ultimately, the lonely younger man contrives a hazardous scheme to flee his desert jail. Goat Days was revealed to acclaim in Malayalam and have become a bestseller. One of many good new skills of Malayalam literature, Benyamin s wry and tender telling transforms this unusual and bitter comedy of Najeeb s life within the desert right into a common story of loneliness and alienation.