Get That Rustic Indian Feel with R.K. Narayan Books
Particularly known for his novels based on the fictional town Malgudi, R.K. Narayan is among the best
known and most widely read Indian novelists writing in English. Reared by his grandmother, R.K.
Narayan was born in Madras, South India. He is regarded as one of India’s greatest novelist, and is
credited with bringing Indian literature in English to the rest of the world. One of the finest Indian authors
of his generation writing, his style is graceful, marked by genial humor, elegance, and simplicity.
In his books R.K.Narayan portrays the eccentricities of human relationships and the ironies of Indian daily
life, in which modern urban existence clashes with ancient tradition. Most of R.K. Narayan's stories
revolved around ordinary people trying to live their ordinary lives in a changing world. His writing style
was simple yet witty, with a distinctive flavor as if he were narrating in the native tongue. He almost
always writes about India in some way, and usually puts cultural influences about Indian life in his works
His first novel, Swami and Friends (1935), is an episodic narrative recounting the adventures of a group
of schoolboys. That book and much of Narayan’s later works are set in the fictitious South Indian town of
Malgudi. His next book The Bachelor of Arts, also has been set in the enchanting fictional territory of
Malgudi and are only two out of the twelve novels he based there. Among his other work are 34 novels,
the most well known ones have been The English Teacher, Waiting for the Mahatma , The Guide , The
Man-Eater of Malgudi , The Vendor of Sweets, and A Tiger for Malgudi . Narayan also wrote a number of
short stories collections include Lawley Road , A Horse and Two Goats and Other Stories , Under the
Banyan Tree and Other Stories , and The Grandmother’s Tale . In addition to works of nonfiction, he also
published shortened modern prose versions of two Indian epics, The Ramayana and The Mahabharata.
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