Other Literary Forms

(Literary Essentials: Short Fiction Masterpieces)
ph_0111207101-Narayan.jpg R. K. Narayan Published by Salem Press, Inc.

A prolific writer, R. K. Narayan published—besides the collections of short stories cited above—more than a dozen novels, a shortened prose version of each of the two famous Indian epics, The Ramayana and The Mahabharata, several travel books, volumes of essays and sketches, a volume of memoirs, and numerous critical essays. His novel The Guide (1958) was made into a successful motion picture, both in English and in Hindi.