Port Blair, July 01: Koneya Ale is a new translation into Kannada of Pune and Hyderabad based researcher, photographer and author Pankaj Sekhsaria’s debut novel The Last Wave, a story deeply based on the people, ecology and history of the Andaman Islands.
The English original was published in Harper Collins India in 2014 and has been critically acclaimed for telling the story of a place and a people that has escaped the popular imagination.
Koneya Ale is the first translation of the book into another Indian language. Published by Navakarnataka Publications, the book was translated into Kannada by Sumangala Mummigatti. The book is available in stores across Karnataka and can also be ordered online from:
http://www.navakarnatakaonline.com/koneya-ale-the-last-wave. Copies of the English original can be ordered online from: