R. K. Narayan

Rasipuram Krishnaswamy Narayan
Born: 10/10/1906
Birthplace: Madras, India

prolific Indian writer whose exquisitely crafted novels provided witty and perceptive observations about life in India. His books include The Printer of Malgudi (1957) and The Painter of Signs (1976).

Died: Madras, India, 5/13/2001

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