R. K. Narayan , was an Indian author whose works of fiction include a series of books about people and their interactions in an imagined town in India called Malgudi. He is one of three leading figures of early Indian literature in English, along with Mulk Raj Anand and Raja Rao. He is credited with bringing Indian literature in English to the rest of the world, and is regarded as one of India's greatest English language novelists. Narayan broke through with the help of his mentor and friend, Graham Greene, who was instrumental in getting publishers for Narayan’s first four books, including...
|Birthdate:||October 10, 1906|
|Date of death:||May 13, 2001|
|Education:||University of Mysore|
|Also known as:||Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami, Rasipuram Krishnaswami Narayan, Kunjappa|