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The cat and Shakespeare : a tale of modern India.

Author: Raja Rao.
Publisher: Delhi, Hind Pocket Books Private [1971]
Series: Orient paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Cat and Shakespeare is a gentle, almost teasing fable of two friends -- Govindan Nair, an astute, down-to-earth philosopher and clerk, who tackles the problems of routine living with extraordinary common sense and gusto, and whose refreshing and unorthodox conclusions continually panic Ramakrishna Pai, Nair's friend, neighbour and narrator of the story. This evocative novel brings alive the raw texture of Indian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raja Rao.
OCLC Number: 919146
Notes: "An early version of The cat and Shakespeare appeared under the title of The cat, in Chelsea review, summer, 1959."
Description: 119 pages illustrations 18 cm.
Series Title: Orient paperbacks.

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The Cat and Shakespeare is a gentle, almost teasing fable of two friends -- Govindan Nair, an astute, down-to-earth philosopher and clerk, who tackles the problems of routine living with extraordinary common sense and gusto, and whose refreshing and unorthodox conclusions continually panic Ramakrishna Pai, Nair's friend, neighbour and narrator of the story. This evocative novel brings alive the raw texture of Indian life, and delights in its humour.

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