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Puffin Classics: Malgudi School

Puffin Classics: Malgudi School

R. K. Narayan
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‘It was Monday morning. Swaminathan was reluctant to open his eyes . . . He shuddered at the very thought of school . . .’

R.K. Narayan’s classic stories about the adventures of Swami and his friends Rajam and Mani, in a sleepy and picturesque south Indian town called Malgudi, have regaled both young and old for years. Malgudi Schooldays is a slightly abridged version of Narayan’s celebrated novel Swami and Friends, and includes two additional stories featuring Swami. A delightfully funny account of the life of a harum-scarum schoolboy by one of the greatest English-language writers of our time, Malgudi Schooldays enchants and captivates all those who step into its world.

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Oct/2009

ISBN: 9780143330981

Length : 264 Pages

MRP : ₹250.00

Puffin Classics: Malgudi School

R. K. Narayan

‘It was Monday morning. Swaminathan was reluctant to open his eyes . . . He shuddered at the very thought of school . . .’

R.K. Narayan’s classic stories about the adventures of Swami and his friends Rajam and Mani, in a sleepy and picturesque south Indian town called Malgudi, have regaled both young and old for years. Malgudi Schooldays is a slightly abridged version of Narayan’s celebrated novel Swami and Friends, and includes two additional stories featuring Swami. A delightfully funny account of the life of a harum-scarum schoolboy by one of the greatest English-language writers of our time, Malgudi Schooldays enchants and captivates all those who step into its world.

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R. K. Narayan

R.K. NARAYAN (1906-2001) began his writing career with Swami and Friends, and most of his work is set in the sleepy and picturesque fictional town of Malgudi. Narayan's masterful stories are marked by irony, subtle humour, romance and artistry.