R. K. Narayan
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R. K. Narayan by P. S. Sundaram

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Published by Arnold-Heinemann India in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Narayan, R. K., 1906- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • India in literature.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 147-154.

Statement[by] P. S. Sundaram.
SeriesIndian writers series, v. 6
LC ClassificationsPR9499.3.N3 Z87
The Physical Object
Pagination164 p.
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5035134M
LC Control Number73906695

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