The Guide: A Novel (Google eBook)
Formerly India's most corrupt tourist guide, Raju-just released from prison- seeks refuge in an abandoned temple. Mistaken for a holy man, he plays the part and succeeds so well that God himself intervenes to put Raju's newfound sanctity to the test. Narayan's most celebrated novel, The Guide won him the National Prize of the Indian Literary Academy, his country's highest literary honor.
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Review: The GuideUser Review - Amit Kumar - Goodreads
Not the same as the movie. Though the movie Is based on the story, however, the movie is a more sober adaptation, especially the end. The book does not have any reference to the commune between Raju ... Read full review
Review: The GuideUser Review - Robert Muir - Goodreads
Light reading, fun in general. Read full review