Waiting for the Mahatma

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Release date: 2012-07-25

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In the novels of R. K. Narayan (1906-2001), the forefather of modern Indian fiction, human-scale hopes and epiphanies express the promise of a nation as it awakens to its place in the world. In Waiting for the Mahatma, a young drifter meets the most beautiful girl he has ever seenan adherent of Mahatma Gandhiand commits himself to Gandhi's Quit India campaign, a decision that will test the integrity of his ideals against the strength of his passions. This novel, written after India's independence, is a masterpiece of social comedy, rich in local color and abounding in affectionate humor and generosity of spirit.

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Genre: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Collection: Vintage

Type: EPub

Pages: 192

ISBN: 9780345803856

Additional Information

Genre: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Collection: Vintage

Type: EPub

Pages: 192

ISBN: 9780345803856

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