Marali Mannige

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Marali Mannige
The Kannada novel,"ಮರಳಿ ಮಣ್ಣಿಗೆ", print
Author K. Shivaram Karanth
Country India
Language Kannada
Genre Fiction
Published 1941
Media type Print (Hardcover & Paperback)

Marali Mannige is a Kannada novel by novelist K. Shivaram Karanth.[1] MaraLi MaNNige meaning return back to Earth or dust.

The novel has the story of three generations spanning from 1850 to 1940. This books is written in Dakshina Kannada dialect, capturing the changing face of a traditional, agrarian, caste-ridden society in the wake of its brush with ‘modernity’ and participation in the Indian freedom movement.

This novel got translated into other 10 Indian language.[2] This books got translated to English by Padma Ramachandra Sharma, has been conferred the State Sahitya Akademi award.[3]


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