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The cat and Shakespeare : a tale of India

Author: Raja Rao.
Publisher: New York : Macmillan, ©1965.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : 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
Fables
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Raja Rao.
Cat and Shakespeare.
New York : Macmillan, ©1965
(OCoLC)567962919
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raja Rao.
OCLC Number: 1320018
Notes: "An early version of The cat and Shakespeare appeared under the title of The cat, in Chelsea review, summer, 1959"--Title page verso.
Description: 117 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Raja Rao.

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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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