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R K Narayan's writing spans the greatest period of change in modern Indian history, from the days of the Raj - Swami and Friends (1935), The Bachelor of Arts (1937) and The English Teacher (1945) - to recent years of political unrest - The Painter of Signs (1976), A Tiger for Malgudi (1983), and Talkative Man (1987). He has published numerous collections of short stories, including Malgudi Days (1982), and Under the Banyan Tree (1985), and several works of non-fiction.

R K Narayan died in 2001.

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Swami and Friends by R K Narayan
Swami and Friends
R K Narayan
July 2011 Guest Editor Alexander McCall Smith on Swami and Friends... Narayan was one of the very first Indian novelists writing in English to gain a substantial western following. His Malgudi novels provide a marvellous picture of the life...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2000

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