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The Man-eater of Malgudi (King Penguin)

Narayan, R. K.

Verlag: Penguin Books, 1983
ISBN 10: 0140062572 / ISBN 13: 9780140062571
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Titel: The Man-eater of Malgudi (King Penguin)

Verlag: Penguin Books

Erscheinungsdatum: 1983

Einband: Paperback

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0140062572 Name on blurb page, else very good. Quality, Value, Experience. Buchnummer des Verkäufers BING8037062

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Inhaltsangabe: Nataraj, owner of a small, friendly printing press in the enchanted city of Malgudi, has never been very successful at making enemies. Until, that is, he meets Vasu. Almost accidentally, Vasu, a pugnacious taxidermist, moves into Nataraj's attic, bringing an alarming stuffed jungle of hyenas, pythons, and tigers, and an assortment of dancing girls who clump up and down the printer's stairs. Vasu is definitely not a man to tangle with. But when, in search of bigger game, he threatens the beloved temple elephant, Nataraj rises to the occasion--and R. K. Narayan invests his story with all his warm, wicked, and delightful sense of comedy.

Inhaltsangabe: This is the story of Nataraj, who earns his living as a printer in the little world of Malgudi, an imaginary town in South India. Nataraj and his close friends, a poet and a journalist, find their congenial days disturbed when Vasu, a powerful taxidermist, moves in with his stuffed hyenas and pythons, and brings his dancing-women up the printer's private stairs. When Vasu, in search of larger game, threatens the life of a temple elephant that Nataraj has befriended, complications ensue that are both laughable and tragic.

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