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Six Indian novelists Mulk Raj Anand, Raja Rao, R.K. Narayan, Balachandran Rajan, Kamala Markandaya, Anita Desai by A. V. Suresh Kumar

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Published by Creative Books in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Indic fiction (English) -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [126]-130) and index.

StatementA.V. Suresh Kumar.
SeriesCreative new literatures series ;, 09
LC ClassificationsPR9492.5 .S88 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination132 p. ;
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL641675M
ISBN 108186318224
LC Control Number96906804

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