Malgudi Days (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Aug 29, 2006 - Fiction - 288 pages
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Four gems, with new introductions, mark acclaimed Indian writer R. K. Narayan's centennial

Introducing this collection of stories, R. K. Narayan describes how in India "the writer has only to look out of the window to pick up a character and thereby a story." Composed of powerful, magical portraits of all kinds of people, and comprising stories written over almost forty years, Malgudi Days presents Narayan's imaginary city in full color, revealing the essence of India and of human experience. This edition includes an introduction by Pulitzer Prize- winning author Jhumpa Lahiri.
  

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The introduction was not my favorite writing by Lahiri. - Goodreads
Though from an Indian writer, this book stands out. - Goodreads
India needs no intro about RKNarayan. - Flipkart

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User Review  - Mrinal - Goodreads

Though from an Indian writer, this book stands out. There are short stories which revolve around a village called Malgudi. The characters are well defined. Most of the endings are so human that it ... Read full review

Great book.

User Review  - Yoogottam Khan... - Flipkart

I just love this book. RK.Narayan's(sir)imagination is great.Enjoyed reading this book. Recommended. Read full review

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Contents

Title Page
AN ASTROLOGERS
GATEMANS GIFT
THE TIGERS CLAW
FATHERS HELP
FORTYFIVE A MONTH
THE
THE MARTYRS CORNER
LEELAS FRIEND
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

R. K. Narayan (1906–2001), born and educated in India, was the author of fourteen novels, numerous short stories and essays, a memoir, and three retold myths. His work, championed by Graham Greene, who became a close friend, was often compared to that of Dickens, Chekhov, Faulkner, and Flannery O'Connor, among others. October 10, 2006, is the centennial of Narayan's birth.


Jhumpa Lahiri won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for her debut collection of stories, Interpreter of Maladies, and is the author of The Namesake.

R. K. Narayan (1906–2001), born and educated in India, was the author of fourteen novels, numerous short stories and essays, a memoir, and three retold myths. His work, championed by Graham Greene, who became a close friend, was often compared to that of Dickens, Chekhov, Faulkner, and Flannery O'Connor, among others. October 10, 2006, is the centennial of Narayan's birth.


Jhumpa Lahiri won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for her debut collection of stories, Interpreter of Maladies, and is the author of The Namesake.

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