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A town called Malgudi the finest fiction of R.K. Narayan by Rasipuram Krishnaswamy Narayan

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Published by Viking in New Delhi, New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Malgudi (India : Imaginary place) -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited with an introduction by S. Krishnan.
ContributionsKrishnan, S., 1925-
LC ClassificationsPR9499.3.N3 T69 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 642 p. ;
Number of Pages642
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL163104M
ISBN 100670889512
LC Control Number99939195

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