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Author: R K Narayan
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2006.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recently released from prison and living in an abandoned temple, Raju is mistaken for a holy man and decides to play the part.
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Genre/Form: Allegories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R K Narayan
ISBN: 0143039644 9780143039648
OCLC Number: 65644730
Notes: Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1958.
Awards: National Prize of the Indian Literary Academy.
Description: xxiv, 196 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: R.K. Narayan ; introduction by Michael Gorra.
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