"Marusya" is a novel by the Ukrainian writer Kvitka-Osnovyanenko, published in 1900. The book tells the story of a young peasant Marusi, who falls in love with the son of a Cossack, Peter, and follows him to Kyiv, where they face problems of relations between peasants and landowners. The author depicts the life of the peasantry at the beginning of the 20th century, the problems of class inequality and social stratification, and also shows how young people fight for their rights and freedom. "Marusya" became one of the most popular works of Ukrainian literature, it was translated into many languages and made into a movie. The book is an important monument about the life and struggle of the Ukrainian people at the beginning of the 20th century.