Marali Mannige

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Marali Mannige
Cover of the novel
AuthorK. Shivaram Karanth
Media typePrint (Hardcover & Paperback)

Marali Mannige (meaning: Back to Earth) is a Kannada novel by novelist K. Shivaram Karanth.[1]

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]


  1. ^ "'Marali Mannige' - Dr Shivarama Karanth's Heritage Home Goes back to Dust". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03.
  2. ^ "Telugu Translation of Marali Mannige".
  3. ^ "Articulations by Deccan Herald".

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