R. K. Narayan (10 October 1906 – 13 May 2001) full name Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami, was an Indian writer, best known for his works set in the fictional South Indian town of Malgudi. He is one of three leading figures of early Indian literature in English , and is credited with bringing the genre to the rest of the world.
Today we are going to review Meri Jeewan Gatha book which is basically English translation of “My Days”. You can check this book by clicking here.
Meri Jeewan Gatha Book Reviews
Paperback – 208 pages
Publisher – Rajpal & Sons (Rajpal Publishing); First edition (6 April 2016)
Language – Hindi
ISBN-10 – 9350643782
ISBN-13 – 978-9350643785
Product Dimensions – 8 x 5.3 x 0.1 cm
This book contains about 208 pages. That tell you about the R.K. Narayan and his life. Main language of the book is Hindi.
Good page quality and font size makes it perfect for reading.
Book font is full Hindi. If you don’t know Hindi you can check English version by Clicking Here!
If you are looking for nice book and want to learn about him then you must need to go for it.
About R.K. Narayan
Narayan got through with the assistance of his tutor and companion, Graham Greene, who was instrumental in getting distributers for Narayan’s initial four books, including the semi-self-portraying set of three of Swami and Friends, The Bachelor of Arts and The English Teacher.
Narayan’s works likewise incorporate The Financial Expert, hailed as a standout amongst the most unique works of 1951, and Sahitya Akademi Award victor The Guide, which was adjusted for film and for Broadway.
The setting for a large portion of Narayan’s stories is the anecdotal town of Malgudi, initially presented in Swami and Friends. His stories highlight social connection and give a vibe to his characters through regular life.
He has been contrasted with William Faulkner, who likewise made an anecdotal town that remained for reality, drew out the funniness and vitality of conventional life, and showed sympathetic humanism in his written work.
Narayan’s short story composition style has been contrasted with that of Guy de Maupassant, as they both have a capacity to pack the account without missing out on components of the story. Narayan has likewise come in for feedback for being excessively basic in his composition and style.