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The guide

By: Narayan, R. K.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Mysore Indian Thought Publications 1966Description: 221 p.ISBN: 9788185986074.Subject(s): Narayan, R. K., 1906-2001. GuideDDC classification: 823.91 Summary: More by chance than skill, he seduces her away from her husband, a lonely writer who is obsessed with local rock-carvings, and transforms her into a celebrity courted by wealthy and influential dignitaries wherever she performs. Raju makes a loses a fortune, finds himself in jail, and -- through a series of hilarious, ironic circumstances -- becomes one of India's great holy men. The history of his success and unexpected fame has all the excitement of a suspense story, told with Narayan's customary tolerance and delightful humour. At the same time it raises many profound and disturbing questions. (https://www.amazon.in/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=The+guide)
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More by chance than skill, he seduces her away from her husband, a lonely writer who is obsessed with local rock-carvings, and transforms her into a celebrity courted by wealthy and influential dignitaries wherever she performs. Raju makes a loses a fortune, finds himself in jail, and -- through a series of hilarious, ironic circumstances -- becomes one of India's great holy men. The history of his success and unexpected fame has all the excitement of a suspense story, told with Narayan's customary tolerance and delightful humour. At the same time it raises many profound and disturbing questions.

(https://www.amazon.in/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=The+guide)

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