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Dakshin: South Indian Myths and Fables Retold

Dakshin: South Indian Myths and Fables Retold

Nitin Kushalappa MP
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Dive into this treasure trove of fifteen opulent folk tales, myths and fables from vibrant southern India. Travel down the banks of the Kaveri to the shores of the Indian Ocean; from the depths of mysterious jungles to the towering Nilgiris; from the lavish abode of kings to quiet villages in Coorg; and finally, meet the enchanting fairies, elves, gods and goddesses along the way!

Laugh at the funny deeds of a miser. Cry at the misfortunes of the naïve. Wonder at the courage of the weak against the mighty. Come, revel in these fantastic folk tales!

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Feb/2023

ISBN: 9780143454991

Length : 252 Pages

MRP : ₹299.00

Dakshin: South Indian Myths and Fables Retold

Nitin Kushalappa MP

Dive into this treasure trove of fifteen opulent folk tales, myths and fables from vibrant southern India. Travel down the banks of the Kaveri to the shores of the Indian Ocean; from the depths of mysterious jungles to the towering Nilgiris; from the lavish abode of kings to quiet villages in Coorg; and finally, meet the enchanting fairies, elves, gods and goddesses along the way!

Laugh at the funny deeds of a miser. Cry at the misfortunes of the naïve. Wonder at the courage of the weak against the mighty. Come, revel in these fantastic folk tales!

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Paperback / Hardback

Nitin Kushalappa MP

Nitin Kushalappa MP, by profession, is a software developer who has been responsible for twenty-two iPhone apps that have been released so far. Over the past decade, he has worked as a team lead, entrepreneur, and senior consultant for numerous companies. In his free time, he can be found either coding or digging up history-something he's very passionate about.

Born Mookonda Poonacha Nitin Kushalappa and hailing from Coorg, a region rich in oral lore, Nitin devours myths and folk tales. He has authored seven books so far: four on local history, one biography about an army officer, one translation and a modern-day retelling of the Ramayana. A researcher for the Kodava Virtual Museum, Nitin has worked on an old temple script, and has also written several articles for news dailies. Currently, he lives in Bengaluru with his family.

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