The Guide: A Novel

The Guide: A Novel

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by R. K. Narayan
     
 

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Formerly India’s most corrupt tourist guide, Raju—just released from prison—seeks refuge in an abandoned temple. Mistaken for a holy man, he plays the part and succeeds so well that God himself intervenes to put Raju’s newfound sanctity to the test. Narayan’s most celebrated novel, The Guide won him the National Prize of the Indian… See more details below

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Formerly India’s most corrupt tourist guide, Raju—just released from prison—seeks refuge in an abandoned temple. Mistaken for a holy man, he plays the part and succeeds so well that God himself intervenes to put Raju’s newfound sanctity to the test. Narayan’s most celebrated novel, The Guide won him the National Prize of the Indian Literary Academy, his country’s highest literary honor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440623110
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/29/2006
Series:
Penguin Classics Series
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
386,885
File size:
0 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

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