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  • The Bachelor of Artsby R. K. Narayan

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    R. K. Narayan (1906?2001) witnessed nearly a century of change in his native India and captured it in fiction of uncommon warmth and vibrancy. The Bachelor of Arts is a poignant coming-of-age novel about a young man flush with first love, but whose freedom to pursue it is hindered by the fixed ideas of his traditional Hindu family. This pioneering... more...

  • The Dark Roomby R. K. Narayan

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    R. K. Narayan (1906?2001) witnessed nearly a century of change in his native India and captured it in fiction of uncommon warmth and vibrancy. In The Dark Room , Narayan?s portrait of aggrieved domesticity, the docile and obedient Savitri, like many Malgudi women, is torn between submitting to her husband?s humiliations and trying to escape them.... more...

  • The English Teacherby R. K. Narayan

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    R. K. Narayan (1906?2001) witnessed nearly a century of change in his native India and captured it in fiction of uncommon warmth and vibrancy. The title character in The English Teacher , Narayan?s most autobiographical novel, searches for meaning when the death of his young wife deprives him of his greatest source of happiness. This pioneering novel,... more...

  • The Financial Expertby R. K. Narayan

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    In the novels of R. K. Narayan (1906-2001), the forefather of modern Indian fiction, human-scale hopes and epiphanies express the promise of a nation as it awakens to its place in the world. 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... more...

  • From Swami and Friendsby R K Narayan

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 1.68

    A delectable offering of the best stories written by master storytellers, including Ruskin Bond, Anita Desai, Satyajit Ray, R.K. Narayan, Salman Rushdie and Vikram Seth, to name a few.  Each story represents the richness and range of contemporary writing for children, and is beautifully illustrated to make this truly a collector's item. more...

  • Grandmother's Tale And Selected Storiesby R. K. Narayan

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 7.99

    There is no better introduction to R.K. Narayan than this remarkable collection of stories celebrating work that spans five decades. Characters include a storyteller whose magical source of tales dries up, a love-stricken husband who is told by astrologers he must sleep with a prostitute to save his dying wife, a pampered child who discovers that... more...

  • The Mahabharataby R. K. Narayan

    Penguin Books Ltd 2001; US$ 20.78

    The Mahabharata is some 3,500 years old and is the longest poem in any language. It is one of the founding epics of Indian culture and, with its mixture of cosmic drama and profound philosophy (one small section forms the BHAGHAVAD GITA) it holds aunique place in world literature. In this drastically shortened prose rendering, Narayan uses all his... more...

  • Mr. Sampath--The Printer of Malgudiby R. K. Narayan

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    In the novels of R. K. Narayan (1906-2001), the forefather of modern Indian fiction, human-scale hopes and epiphanies express the promise of a nation as it awakens to its place in the world. 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... more...

  • Mr Sampath-The Printer of Malgudi, The Financial Expert, Waiting for the Mahatmaby R. K. Narayan

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 27.00

    In the novels of R. K. Narayan (1906-2001), the forefather of modern Indian fiction, human-scale hopes and epiphanies express the promise of a nation as it awakens to its place in the world. The three novels brought together in this volume, all written after India?s independence, are masterpieces of social comedy, rich in local color and abounding... more...

  • My Dateless Diaryby R K Narayan

    Penguin Books Ltd 2000; US$ 13.58

    An unusual and witty travel book about the United States of America.At the age of fifty, when most people have settled for the safety of routine, R. K. Narayan left India for the first time to travel through America. In this account of his journey, the writer?s pen unerringly captures the clamour and energy of New York city, the friendliness of the... more...