R. K. Narayan

  • R. K. Narayan (10 October 1906 – 13 May 2001), was an Indian writer.
  • His actual name was Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami. 
  • He was graduated from the University of Mysore.
  • He became famous with the publication of "Swami and Friends".
  • Nrayan's works of fiction include a series of books about people and their interactions in an imagined town in India called Malgudi. 
  • He is one of three leading figures of early Indian literature in English. 
  • He is credited with bringing Indian literature in English to the rest of the world, and is regarded as one of India's greatest English language novelists.
  • "The Missing Mail" was one of the most interesting  short stories of R. K. Narayan. 

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