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DetailsFormerly India's most corrupt tourist guide, Rajujust released from prisonseeks 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. About the Author R. K. Narayan (19062001), 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. Michael Gorra is a professor of English at Smith College. His books include The Bells in Their Silence: Travels Through Germany and After Empire: Scott, Naipaul, Rushdie.
SKU Code IBD B 370 Weight in Kg 0.1580 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780143039648 Author Name Narayan, R. K. Publisher Name PENGUIN UK