English Teacher by R. K. Narayan
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English Teacher
By R. K. Narayan

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English Teacher by R. K. Narayan

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Krishna, an English teacher in the town of Malgudi, nagged by the feeling he's doing the wrong work, is nonetheless delighted by his domestic life, where his wife and young daughter wait for him outside the house every afternoon. Devastated by the death of his wife, Krishna comes to realise what he really wants to do, and makes a decision that will change his life forever.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099282280
ISBN-10: 0099282283
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 12mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 2-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author R. K. Narayan

Painter of Signs by R. K. Narayan Painter of Signs, Paperback (November 2006)

Presents a story in which love gets in the way of progress when Raman, a sign painter, meets the thrillingly independent Daisy, who wishes to bring birth control to the city of Malgudi.

Ramayana by R. K. Narayan Ramayana, Paperback (November 2006)

"The Ramayana" is the greatest of Indian epics - and one of the world's supreme masterpieces of storytelling. Telling the story, this work suggests that it can be enjoyed for its psychological insight, its spiritual depth and its wisdom - or as a tale of abduction, battle and courtship played out in a universe with heroes, deities and demons.

Malgudi Days by R. K. Narayan Malgudi Days, Paperback (November 2006)

Introducing a collection of stories, this work portrays an astrologer, a snake-charmer, a postman, a vendor of pies and chappatis - all kinds of people, drawn in full colour and domestic detail. It sheds light on the city of Malgudi, revealing the essence of India and of human experience.

Guide by R. K. Narayan Guide, Paperback (November 2006)

Raju's first stop after his release from prison is the barber's shop. Then he decides to take refuge in an abandoned temple. Raju used to be India's most corrupt tourist guide, but now a peasant mistakes him for a holy man. Gradually he begins to play the part. He succeeds so well that God himself intervenes to put Raju's new holiness to the test.

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Author Biography - R. K. Narayan

R. K. Narayan's writing spans the greatest period of change in modern Indian history, from the days of the Raj - Swami and Friends (1935), The Bachelor of Arts (1937) and The English Teacher (1945) - to recent years of political unrest - The Painter of Signs (1976), A Tiger for Malgudi (1983), and Talkative Man (1987). He has published numerous collections of short stories, including Malgudi Days (1982), and Under the Banyan Tree (1985), and several works of non-fiction. R. K. Narayan died in 2001 aged 94.

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