List of Books Written by R.K.Narayan-Indian English Novelist and Writer

List of Books Written by R.K.Narayan-Indian English Novelist and Writer

Last Updated on

List of  R.K.Naryayan’s Writings:-

Novels Written by R.K.Narayan:

Name of the Novel/ Year/ Publisher

Swamy and Friends/1935/Hamish Hamilton

The Bachelor of Arts/1937/Thomas Neslon

The Dark Room/1938/Eyre

The English Teacher/1945/Eyre

Mr. Sampath/1948/Eyre

The Financial Expert/1952/Methuen

Waiting for the Mahatma/1955/Methuen

The Guide/1958/Methuen

The Man-Eater of Malgudi/1961/ Viking

The Vendor of Sweets/1967/ The Bodley Head

The Painter of Signs/1977/ Heinemann

A Tiger for Malgudi /1983/ Heinemann

Talkative Man/1986/ Heinemann

The World of Nagaraj/1990, Heinemann

Grandmother’s Tale/1992/ Indian Thought Publications

Short story collections written by R.K.Narayan:

Malgudi Days/1942/Indian Thought Publications

An Astrologer’s Day and Other Stories/1947/Indian Thought Publications

Lawley Road and Other Stories/1956/ Indian Thought Publications

A Horse and Two Goats /1970

Under the Banyan Tree and Other Stories/1985

The Grandmother’s Tale and Selected Stories/1994/ Viking

Non-fiction Writings by R.K.Narayan:

Next Sunday/1960/Indian Thought Publications

My Dateless Diary/1960/Indian Thought Publications

My Days/1974/ Viking

Reluctant Guru /1974/ Orient Paperbacks

The Emerald Route/1980/ Indian Thought Publications

A Writer’s Nightmare/1988/ Penguin Books

A Story-Teller’s World/1989/Penguin Books

The Writerly Life /2002/ Penguin Books India

Mysore/1944, second edition/ Indian Thought Publications

Mythology Writings:

Gods, Demons and Others/1964/ Viking

The Ramayana/1973/ Chatto & Windus

The Mahabharata/1978/ Heinemann

The following novels/short stories of R.K.Narayan have been adapted into movies:

‘The Guide’was adapted into Hindi movie-‘Guide’, directed by Vijay Anand, starring Dev Anand and Waheeda Rehman.

‘Mr.Sampath’ was adapted into a Tamil movie-‘Miss Malini’, starring Pushpavalli and Kothamangalam Subbu. The Hindi version of the movie was produced by the ‘Gemini Studios’.

‘The Financial Expert’ was adapted into a Kannada movie-‘Banker Margayya’.

His novels  ‘Swamy and Friends’and  ‘The Vendor of Sweets’ and some of his short stories from ‘Malgudi Days’ were adapted into Television Serials-‘Malgudi Days’, by Actor-Director Shankar Nag.

Share This Post

6
Leave a Reply

avatar
6 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
5 Comment authors
Partha Dasgarvsanju oraoDr Pawan Kumar Bhardwajendy smith Recent comment authors

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
endy smith
Guest
endy smith

Thank you for such an interesting list of the books. I cannot say for sure, that I will read all of them, but I hope, that I will read most of them. Thank you for your job.

Dr Pawan Kumar Bhardwaj
Guest
Dr Pawan Kumar Bhardwaj

Excellent work. It is helpful for exam aspirants and readers as well. Saves time. Thanks.

sanju orao
Guest
sanju orao

R.k narayana popular short story

sanju orao
Guest
sanju orao

Send me R.K narayan one poem one story and one proposal

garv
Guest
garv

i get story daas aam ki kimat witch is not in that if
so please send me link

Partha Das
Guest
Partha Das

Felt grateful for providing with a finger-tip list of books. Thank You Very much.