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  • Swami and Friends, The Bachelor of Arts, The Dark Room, The English Teacherby R. K. Narayan

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 25.00

      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 four novels collected here, all written during British rule, bring colonial India into intimate focus through the narrative gifts of this master of literary realism.   Swami and Friends introduces... 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...

  • The Mahabharataby R. K. Narayan

    Penguin Books Ltd 2001; US$ 14.65

    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...

  • Swami and Friendsby 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. Swami and Friends introduces us to Narayan?s beloved fictional town of Malgudi, where ten-year-old Swaminathan?s excitement about his country?s initial stirrings for independence competes with his ardor for... 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...

  • Waiting for the Mahatmaby 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 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... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...