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R.K. Narayan • 32 Items / 22 Books, 9 Articles, 1 Review
The Painter of Signs (1976)
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Published Reviews
  1. Books
    Raman and Daisy and Olivia and the Nawab (2 Reviews)
    The Painter of Signs, by R.K. Narayan
    1. The Painter of Signs by R.K. Narayan
    2. Heat and Dust by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
    The New Yorker, July 5, 1976, pp. 81-83
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    Kithflicks (4 Reviews)
    Kith, by P.H. Newby
    1. Kith by P.H. Newby
    2. Sombrero Fallout by Richard Brautigan
    3. The Painter of Signs by R.K. Narayan
    4. Nobody's Fault by Mervyn Jones
    The New Statesman, April 8, 1977, p. 471
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    New Novels (9 Reviews)
    Sombrero Fallout, by Richard Brautigan
    1. Sombrero Fallout by Richard Brautigan
    2. I Would Have Saved Them If I Could by Leonard Michaels
    3. Marry Me by John Updike
    4. The Painter of Signs by R.K. Narayan
    5. The Autumn of the Patriarch by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    6. The Lake by Yasunari Kawabata
    7. The Bread of Those Early Years by Heinrich Boll
    8. Peter Smart's Confessions by Paul Bailey
    9. Kith by P.H. Newby
    Encounter, June 1977, pp. 51-57
  4. Reviews
    Is Fiction Necessary? (11 Reviews)
    Babble, by Jonathan Baumbach
    1. Babble by Jonathan Baumbach
    2. Zone of the Interior by Clancy Sigal
    3. Now Playing at Canterbury by Vance N. Bourjaily
    4. Slapstick, or Lonesome No More! by Kurt Vonnegut
    5. Half a Marriage by Violet Weingarten
    6. The Autobiography of My Mother by Rosellen Brown
    7. The 400 Eels of Sigmund Freud by A.G. Mojtabai
    8. The Painter of Signs by R.K. Narayan
    9. The Abyss by Marguerite Yourcenar
    10. The Widow's Children by Paula Fox
    11. The Easter Parade by Richard Yates
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1976, pp. 593-604