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Malgudi Ki Kahaniyan ( Short Stories in HINDI)
by R K Narayan      (Author ALERT)

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ProductID: 25962 - Paperback - 148 Pages (Year: 2008)
Rajpal ~ ISBN: 9788170287278

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For the first time in Hindi, this book is a translation of Narayan's collection of short stories. The stories written with Narayan's simple style and characteristic gentle irony portray the variety and color of Indian life. This volume is a collection of twenty-five selected stories.


A treat -- he is an enchanter. -- THE OBSERVER

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 About the Author

R K Narayan was born in Madras and educated there and at Maharajah's College in Mysore. His first novel, Swami and Friends (1935) and its successor The Bachelor of Arts (1937) are both set in the enchanting fictional territory of Malgudi. Other Malgudi novels are:The Dark Room / The English Teacher / Mr. Sampath / The Financial Expert / The Man-eater of Malgudi / The Vendor of Sweets / The Painter of Signs / A Tiger for Malgudi and his most recent, The World of Nagraj.

Other novels include Waiting for the Mahatma and The Guide which won the Sahitya Akademi Award.

In 1980 RK was awarded the A C Benson Medal by the Royal Society of Literature and was made an Honorary Member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. In 1989 he was made a member of the Rajya Sabha. Besides six collections of short stories = A Horse and Two Goats; An Astrologer's Day and Other Stories, Lawely Road, Malgudi Days, Grandmother's Tale and Under the Banyan Tree =, he has ;published two travel books (My Dateless Diary and The Emerald Route), five collections of essays (Next Sunday, Reluctant Guru, A Writer's Nightmare, A Storyteller's world and Salt and Sawdust), translations of Indian epics and myths (The Ramayana, The Mahabharata and Gods, Demons and Others) and a memoir (My Days). Malgudi Landscapes[, a selection from Naryan's best writing is also available. The most recent collection of his fiction A Town Called Malgudi was published in 1999.


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