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R. K. Narayan

R. K. NarayanAKA Rasipuram Krishnaswami Narayanswami

Born: 10-Oct-1906
Birthplace: Madras, India
Died: 13-May-2001
Location of death: Chennai, India
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Asian/Indian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: India
Executive summary: Swami and Friends

Mother: Gnanambal
Wife: Rajam (m. five years, d. typhoid)

    University: BA, University of Mysore

Author of books:
Swami and Friends (1935, novel)
The Bachelor of Arts (1937, novel)
The English Teacher (1945, novel)
Mr. Sampath (1949, novel)
The Financial Expert (1952, novel)
Waiting for the Mahatma (1955, novel)
Lawley Road (1956, short stories)
The Guide (1958, novel)
The Man-Eater of Malgudi (1961, novel)
The Vendor of Sweets (1967, novel)
A Horse and Two Goats and Other Stories (1970, short stories)
My Days: A Memoir (1974, memoir)
The Painter of Signs (1976, novel)
Malugdi Days (1982, short stories)
A Tiger for Malgudi (1983, novel)
Under the Banyan Tree and Other Stories (1985, short stories)
A Writer's Nightmare: Selected Essays, 1958-1988 (1989, essays)
The Grandmother's Tale (1993, short stories)



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