The book 'Malgudi Days', is a collection of short stories written by the famous author R.K.Narayan. This book received a huge response from readers around the world. The short stories are based in the fictional town of Malgudi, and the characters are common people with extra-ordinary human qualities. The light narrative and powerful description makes this book special in its own kind. A television series named 'Malgudi Days' featured all these short stories and was telecasted on 'Doordarshan' channel. The television series was also as famous as the book.
The fictional town of Malgudi is home to some amazing human beings who are full of life and happiness. There is an astrologer who meets his competitor, a Tamil Brahmin who is accused of eating fish, then a man who carved a perfect image of god, a boy who failed his examinations, a doctor who has to tell a lie, a blind beggar who catches a dog and a boy called Swami who hates going to school. All these characters face some challenge in their lives, and the book tells an amazing story of their wit, wisdom and sometimes foolishness, as well. The refreshing narrative backed with humor and great sense of human behavior makes this book one of the best collection of short stories.
R.K.Narayan is one of the most famous story tellers from India. He completed his education from the Maharaja's College, Mysore. Throughout his career as a writer, he composed nemours novels in the fictional town of Malgudi. Swami and his Friends, The bachelors of Arts, and Mr. Sampath are some of his famous works. He was honored with the 'Sahitya Akademi Award' and the Padma Bhushan from Indian government.
For online shoppers this book is available in paperback binding. It has an ISBN 10 number of 0143039652 and ISBN 13 number of 978-0143039655.