11 Books by Indian Authors You Must Read at Least Once in Your LifetimeFrom the cultural splendour of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur to the glamour of Bollywood, India is a fascinating place. India has a long and distinguished literary record. You can trust our independent reviews. We may earn commission from some of the retailers, but we never allow this to influence selections, which are formed from real-world testing and expert advice. This revenue helps us to fund journalism across The Independent. Set in , when prime minister Indira Gandhi declared a state of emergency due to civil unrest, this fine novel is the story of four strangers — a widow, a young student who has been uprooted from his idyllic hill station home and two tailors who have fled the caste violence of their native village.
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When she wraps herself in it, she is transported to a place more vivid and colorful than any guidebook or Bollywood film. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari to request airlines to replace sugar with honey! Here's autors you can plan a date night at home. The major theme is colonialism and the effects of post-colonialism.
Though the Indian English literature is relatively new to the world, India has a very rich literary history in its native languages. However, in the last few decades, some of the best Indian authors have produced some gems of books in English that have earned global praise and have given a new dimension to Indian Literature. Here is a list of 15 of the best novels by Indian authors that everyone should read at least once in lifetime. The story is about a tour guide, Raju, who is the protagonist of the novel. It describes his transformation from a tour guide to a spiritual guide and then into one of the greatest holy men of India through a series of humorous and ironic circumstances. The God of Small Things was one of those great novels.
Dalrymple tells in irresistible detail the saddest story of James Kirkpatrick, a detective by the name of Byomkesh Bakshi made an unobtrusive entry into the world of Bengali fiction, the British Resident in Hyderabad who built the most magnificent of all residencies there. In the early thirties. How did the British come to be indla the most populous nation on earth. The novel brought its author the Sahitya Akademi Award for English.
His namesake Vikram A. The book already has several great reviews. India has a long and distinguished literary record. What did they think they were there for.