here is a list of the 10 best books by R. K. Narayan. Keep reading!
Malgudi Days portrays R.K. Narayan’s imagination. This fictional city is full of colors, revealing human experience in India and its true essence.
Every R. K. Narayan fan must read this. It is a compilation of short writing of the writer’s experience in the USA.
The Guide focuses on a former India corrupt tourist guide named Raju. Just released from prison Raju seeks refuge in a vacant temple.
The title of the book suggests a metaphor for the marital experience of women. The story primarily focuses on the sensitive and intelligent Savitri.
Swami is the story of 10-year-old Swami. The story involves Swami from the fictional town of Malgudi, his father, and his three friends.
For the sign painter named Raman life is a satisfying routine. He is a man of rational and simple ways who lives with his pious aunt and prides himself on his creativity.
This story is a remarkable insight into the rise of Indian nationalism as witnessed by the two primary characters of the book, Sriram and Bharati.
The Bachelor of Arts is about the young days of a Brahmin man named Chandran.
The story is loosely about old India versus the new India. It also has the conflict between Eastern and Western culture as presented between two generations.
Krishna is an English teacher in the fictional town of Malgudi. He is bothered by the feeling that is perhaps doing the wrong work.