Nonfiction | June 01, 1983
Mysore/ Malgudi: R.K. Narayan's World of South India
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The story goes that when Somerset Maugham was a guest of the Maharaja of Mysore (while it was still a princely state) he asked: “How is it that I haven’t met Mysore’s famous novelist, Mr. R.K. Narayan?” The Maharaja’s English secretary is reputed to have given the order: “Find out if there is a famous novelist in Mysore. Consult the university vice-chancellor if necessary.”
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