A Malgudi Omnibus
"Swami and Friends", "Bachelor of Arts", "English Teacher"
By (author) R. K. Narayan
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Malgudi Omnibus by R. K. Narayan
Book DescriptionHere are three of R. K. Narayan's most famous and best loved novels, all set in the imaginary Indian town of Malgudi. These irresistable worksprovide the perfect introduction to a universal world of humour, sadness, wisdom and joy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780749396046
(198mm x 129mm x 30mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 30-Aug-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author 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.
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.
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, Paperback (November 2006)» View all books by R. K. Narayan
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 with 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. His final work was The Grandmother's Tale: Three Novellas (1993). R. K. Narayan died in 2001.
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