CONTENTS:- R.K. Narayan: His Social Vision; Family Knots and Ties; Marrige: Sanctity and Ecstasy; R.K. Narayan as a 'Financial Expert'; Education; Conclusion;
It is matter of a academic pride to undertak a study of an eminent novelist like R.K. Narayan whose fame has gone far beyond the frontiers of our country and who now enjoys a global reputation in the realm of fiction. His contribution to the world of fiction has been acknowledged and appriciated by eminent English as well as Indian writers and critics like E.M. Froster, Graham Greene, Walter Allen, Compton Mackenzie, K.S. Srinivas Iyengar, Harish Raizada. His great status can be gauged from the fact that he he is thought to rank with great novelists like Faulkner and Hemingway.