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The Guide By R.K. Narayan

The Guide By R.K. Narayan

No matter how many books I read, I keep coming back to R.K. Narayan for yet another dose of his humorous satire, laden with rare pearls of wisdom, steeped in the humblest of real life situations. Yes, recently, I finished yet another novel of R.K. Narayan, ‘The Guide’ and the […]

by November 8, 2011 Review
The English Teacher by R.K. Narayan

The English Teacher by R.K. Narayan

The English Teacher by R.K. Narayan is the third and the final connecting angle of the trilogy composed by the wonderful creator of Malgudi. As I read ‘Swami and Friends’ and ‘Bachelor of Arts’ and realized the easy transformation of innocent, naughty Swami into an intelligent but slightly confused young […]

by September 14, 2011 Review
The Bachelor of Arts by R.K. Narayan

The Bachelor of Arts by R.K. Narayan

They say “Fact is stranger than fiction”. But, I believe, even stranger are those God-gifted authors, who can effortlessly erase the fine line between the fact and the fiction, amalgamate the best elements of both the worlds and can create a unique experience for the readers! And, I seriously believe, […]

by June 10, 2011 Review

The Vendor of Sweets by R.K. Narayan

Time is a strange teacher. It makes you act contrary to all your judgements, beliefs and desires. It is a great leveler too, as only it can make sure that whatever has happened would be rectified in due course. ‘The Vendor of Sweets’ by R.K. Narayan, the master creator of […]

by July 7, 2010 Review

Swami & Friends by R.K.Narayan

Swami and Friends is the first novel written by R.K. Narayan, the classic Indian English writer. The novel is set in pre-independence era and revolves around a ten year old kid, Swaminathan, living in Malgudi. This is the first novel in the trilogy of novels written by Narayan, the next […]

by July 6, 2010 Review