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R.K. Narayan • 32 Items / 22 Books, 9 Articles, 1 Review
The Financial Expert (1953)
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    The "Little Life" of Everyman (Review)
    The Financial Expert, by R.K. Narayan
    1. The Financial Expert by R.K. Narayan
    Commonweal, May 8, 1953, p. 126
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    Indian Operator (Review)
    The Financial Expert, by R.K. Narayan
    1. The Financial Expert by R.K. Narayan
    The Saturday Review, April 18, 1953, p. 22
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (3 Reviews)
    1. Man of Fire: J. C. Orozco by MacKinley Helm
    2. Solitary Confinement by Christopher Burney
    3. The Financial Expert by R.K. Narayan
    The Atlantic Monthly, June 1953, pp. 85-86
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    The Split Personality of Indian Literature (5 Reviews)
    The Late George Apley, by John P. Marquand
    1. The Late George Apley by John P. Marquand
    2. Untouchable by Mulk Raj Anand
    3. The Financial Expert by R.K. Narayan
    4. Remember the House by Santha Rama Rau
    5. Some Inner Fury by Kamala Markandaya
    The Reporter, May 31, 1956, pp. 42-43
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    New Books (17 Reviews)
    Kingfishers Catch Fire, by Rumer Godden
    1. Kingfishers Catch Fire by Rumer Godden
    2. The Financial Expert by R.K. Narayan
    3. I Thought of Daisy by Edmund Wilson
    4. The Strange Case of Alger Hiss by William Allen Jowitt
    5. The Enormous Radio, and Other Stories by John Cheever
    6. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
    7. The High and the Mighty by Ernest K. Gann
    8. Seven and a Half Cents by Richard Pike Bissell
    9. The Emperor's Lady by F.W. Kenyon
    10. The Fair Bride by Bruce Marshall
    11. The Echoing Grove by Rosamond Lehmann
    12. Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis
    13. A Window on Red Square by Frank Rounds, Jr.
    14. The True Voice of Feeling by Herbert Read
    15. The Root of Europe by Michael Huxley
    16. Pastels by Degas by Douglas Cooper and Degas
    17. 1066 and All That~~Ten Sixty-Six and All That by W.C. Sellar and R.J. Yeatman
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1953, pp. 100-105
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    Brief Comments (20 Reviews)
    Twenty outstanding books of the previous quarter
    1. The Pursuit of Happiness by Howard Mumford Jones
    2. Rebel Thought by Herbert Faulkner West
    3. The Life of the Past by George Gaylord Simpson
    4. Evolution in Action by Julian Huxley
    5. Sugar Country by Joseph Carlyle Sitterson
    6. Major Campaign Speeches of Adlai E. Stevenson, 1952 by Adlai E. Stevenson
    7. Down in the Holler by Vance Randolph and George P. Wilson
    8. A Mingled Yarn by H.M. Tomlinson
    9. Shanghai Pierce by Chris Emmett
    10. Letters of Sherwood Anderson by Howard Mumford Jones, Walter B. Rideout, and Sherwood Anderson, ...
    11. Francis Thompson and Wilfrid Meynell: A Memoir by Viola Meynell
    12. Henry James, Vol. I by Leon Edel
    13. Mallarme by Wallace Fowlie
    14. The Gypsy Ballads by Federico Garcia Lorca
    15. The Financial Expert by R.K. Narayan
    16. You Shall Know Them by Vercors
    17. The Man Without Qualities, Vol. 1 by Robert Musil
    18. Children Are Bored on Sunday by Jean Stafford
    19. The Echoing Grove by Rosamond Lehmann
    20. The Light in the Forest by Conrad Richter
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1953, pp. 492-501
  7. Books
    Fiction in India (21 Reviews)
    The Financial Expert, by R.K. Narayan
    1. The Financial Expert by R.K. Narayan
    2. Grateful to Life and Death by R.K. Narayan
    3. The Guide by R.K. Narayan
    4. The Man-Eater of Malgudi by R.K. Narayan
    5. The Printer of Malgudi by R.K. Narayan
    6. Swami and Friends and The Bachelor of Arts by R.K. Narayan
    7. The Bachelor of Arts by R.K. Narayan
    8. Waiting for the Mahatma by R.K. Narayan
    9. Amrita by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
    10. Esmond in India by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
    11. Get Ready for Battle by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
    12. The Householder by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
    13. The Nature of Passion by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
    14. Nectar in a Sieve by Kamala Markandaya
    15. A Silence of Desire by Kamala Markandaya
    16. Dark Dancer by Balachandra Rajan
    17. Too Long in the West by Balachandra Rajan
    18. I Shall Not Hear the Nightingale by Khushwant Singh
    19. Mano Majra by Khushwant Singh
    20. Train to Pakistan by Khushwant Singh
    21. A Goddess Named Gold by Bhabani Bhattacharya
    The Reporter, February 14, 1963, pp. 54-59
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    India, Pakistan and the East (26 Reviews)
    The Art and Architecture of India, by Benjamin Rowland
    1. The Art and Architecture of India by Benjamin Rowland
    2. Asia and the West by Maurice Zinkin
    3. Caste in Modern Ceylon by Bryce Ryan
    4. Come, My Beloved by Pearl S. Buck
    5. The Dedicated by Lizelle Reymond
    6. The Economic Development of Ceylon
    7. The Financial Expert by R.K. Narayan
    8. Grateful to Life and Death by R.K. Narayan
    9. Free India in Asia by Werner Levi
    10. The Great Peace by Raja Hutheesing
    11. The Hidden Land by Ursula Graham Bower
    12. India and the Awakening East by Eleanor Roosevelt
    13. India, Pakistan, and the West by T.G. Percival Spear
    14. Jungle Lore by Jim Corbett
    15. Mahatma Gandhi by Haridas T. Muzumdar
    16. The Mask of a Lion by A.T.W. Simeons
    17. Music for Mohini by Bhabani Bhattacharya
    18. My India by Jim Corbett
    19. Nationalism and Revolution in Indonesia by George McTurnan Kahin
    20. Search After Sunrise by Vera Brittain
    21. Six Days in Marapore by Paul Scott
    22. Southeast Asia in the Coming World by Philip Warren Thayer
    23. Tigerland and South Sea by Olle Strandberg
    24. The United States and India and Pakistan by W. Norman Brown
    25. Videhi by Charles L. Holden
    26. Who Speaks for Man? by Norman Cousins
    The Saturday Review, December 12, 1953, pp. 56-64