Narayan; R. K. Swami and Friends

ISBN 13: 9788185986005

Swami and Friends

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His greatest passion is the M CC - the Malgudi Cricket Club - which he founds together with his friends: his greatest day is when the examinations are over and school breaks up - a time for revelry and cheerful ritousness. But the innocent and impulsive Swami lands in trouble when he is carried away by the more serious unrest of India in 1930. Somehow he gets himself expelled from two schools in succession, and when things have gone quite out of hand he is forced to run away from home ...This is far more than a simple narrative of Swami's adventures - charming and entertaining as they are. By the delicate sympathetically observed, the author establishes for us the child's world as the child himself sees it: and beyond, the adult community he will one day belong to - in Swami's case, the town of Malgudi, which provides the setting of almost all Narayan's later novels.

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R. K. Narayan's writing spanned the greatest period of change in modern Indian history, from the days of the Raj with Swami and Friends (1935), The Bachelor of Arts (1937) and The English Teacher (1945), to recent years of political unrest - The Painter of Signs (1976), A Tiger for Malgudi (1983), and Talkative Man (1987). He has published numerous collections of short stories, including Malgudi Days (1982) and Under The Banyan Tree (1985), and several works of non-fiction. His most recent work is The Grandmother's Tale: Three Novellas (1993). R.K. Narayan died in 2001.


1. Appropriate for children of all ages and adults too. 2. Extremely engaging.. 3. The language is very simple and easy to understand --Vikram on Apr 23, 2015

this book is perfect for early teenagers in all respect. it has awesome stories and is the great work of R.K Narayanan so you can blindly go for it --Rohit Ranjan on Jul 12, 2015

Great book to read and have in your collection. Captures your imagination and reminds you of childhood days. The language is simple and the humor is in good taste. Makes you wonder about one's own childhood and the author's insight of the things done during that period. Definitely a good buy. --Nagendra on Jun 17, 2012

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Verlag: Indian Thought Publications, (2008)
ISBN 10: 8185986002 ISBN 13: 9788185986005
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Buchbeschreibung Indian Thought Publications, 2008. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Akzeptabel. 179 Seiten Artikel stammt aus Nichtraucherhaushalt! CC2698 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 204. Artikel-Nr. 399596

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