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Mr. Sampath, the printer of Malgudi ; The financial expert ; Waiting for the Mahatma

Author: R K Narayan
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.
Series: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 294.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 in affectionate humor and generosity of spirit. Mr. Sampath--the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R K Narayan
ISBN: 9781400044771 1400044774 1857152948 9781857152944
OCLC Number: 64574159
Description: xxxviii, 578 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Mister Sampath, the printer of Malgudi --
The financial expert --
Waiting for Mahatma.
Series Title: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 294.
Other Titles: Novels.
Mister Sampath, the printer of Malgudi
Responsibility: R.K. Narayan ; with an introduction by Alexander McCall Smith.
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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 India campaign, a decision that will  Read more...

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"Narayan wakes in me a spring of gratitude, for he has offered me a second home. Without him I could never have known what it is like to be Indian. - Graham GreeneNarayan's humour and compassion come Read more...

 
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