|By:||R. K. Narayan|
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In the novels of R. K. Narayan (1906-2001), the forefather of modern Indian fiction, human-scale hopes and epiphanies express the promise of a nation as it awakens to its place in the world. In Waiting for the Mahatma, a young drifter meets the most beautiful girl he has ever seen–an adherent of Mahatma Gandhi–and commits himself to Gandhi’s Quit India campaign, a decision that will test the...
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surprise ending---not sure why it took so long to read...didn't really like the main character....and what in the world did she see in him...still interwoven with history...an interesting read.
Apr 5th, 2018
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