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"Mr Sampath - The Printer of Malgudi" is the story of a businessman who adapts to the collapse of his weekly newspaper by shifting to screenplays, only to have the glamour of it all go to his head. In "The Financial Expert", a man of many hopes but few resources spends his time under a banyan tree dispensing financial advice to those willing to pay for his knowledge. In "Waiting for the Mahatma", a young drifter meets the most beautiful girl he has ever seen, an adherent of Mahatma Gandhi, and commits himself to Gandhi's Quit India campaign, a decision that will test the integrity of his ideals against the strength of his passions.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781857152944
ISBN-10: 1857152948
Format: Hardback
(210mm x 130mm x 35mm)
Pages: 616
Imprint: Everyman's Library
Publisher: Everyman
Publish Date: 2-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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.

Books By R. K. Narayan

Guide by R. K. Narayan
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Painter of Signs by R. K. Narayan
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Ramayana by R. K. Narayan
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