Publisher description for Malgudi days / R.K. Narayan ; introduction by Jhumpa Lahiri.

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Four gems, with new introductions, mark acclaimed Indian writer R. K. Narayan’s centennial

Introducing this collection of stories, R. K. Narayan describes how in India “the writer has only to look out of the window to pick up a character and thereby a story.” Powerful, magical portraits of all kinds of people, and comprising stories written over almost forty years, Malgudi Days presents Narayan’s imaginary city in full color, revealing the essence of India and of human experience.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Malgudi (India : Imaginary place) -- Fiction.
India -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
City and town life -- Fiction.