Narayan

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Narayan

(nəˈraɪjən)
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(Biography) R(asipuram) K(rishnaswamy). 1906–2001, Indian novelist writing in English. His books include Swami and Friends (1938), The Man-Eater of Malgudi (1961), Under the Banyan Tree (1985), and Grandmother's Tale (1993)
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Widely regarded as India's greatest writer in English in the 20th century, R.
The third of eight children, Rasipuram Krishnaswami Narayanaswami (he took the name R.