Malayattoor Ramakrishnan





Malayattoor Ramakrishnan

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born
in India
May 27, 1927

died
December 27, 1997

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Malayattoor Ramakrishnan was born on 30 May 1927 as K. V. Ramakrishna Iyer in Kalpathi in Palakkad (Palghat) in a family of Kerala Iyers.
After earning the B.L. degree he started his career as an Advocate.Later he started his work as a sub-editor in The Free Press Journal in Mumbai. He was a contributing cartoonist to Shankar's Weekly. He is also credited with the first Malayalam translation of Bram Stoker's Dracula apart from translating Sherlock Holmes novels into Malayalam.
In 1957, he entered the Indian Administrative Service (IAS).The memoirs of his long career as a bureaucrat are narrated in his work Service Story – Ente IAS Dinangal.
alayattoor wrote his best known work - Verukal (Roots) in 1965. It is a semi-autobiographical work whic
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3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 846 ratings — published 1985 — 3 editions
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 1994
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Nettoor Madom | നെട്ടൂർമഠം
3.27 of 5 stars 3.27 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 1988
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Dvandvayuddham
3.41 of 5 stars 3.41 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1996
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Amrutham Thedi
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Five Cents of Land
3.07 of 5 stars 3.07 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1998
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