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R.K. Narayan

Author: Nicholas Grene
Publisher: Horndon, Tavistock, Devon, U.K. : Northcote House Publishers, 2011.
Series: Writers and their work (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive study of R.K. Narayan, the outstanding Indian novelist of his generation, provides an incisive analysis of the major issues of his fiction. Virtually all of his novels are set in the imaginary South Indian town of Malgudi, a solid, realistic setting for his tragi-comedies of human aberration and attainment. A key element of his fiction, including his best known novel The Guide, is the way Hindu  Read more...
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Named Person: R K Narayan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Grene
ISBN: 9780746310786 0746310781 9780746309544 0746309546
OCLC Number: 716830263
Description: xvii, 136 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Writers and their work (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Nicholas Grene.

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A detailed critical study of the leading Indian novelist in English and a key figure in the development of a distinctive postcolonial literature. This study covers all of Narayan's work, offering an  Read more...

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