Michael Gorra is a professor of English at Smith College. His books include The Bells in Their Silence: Travels Through Germany and After Empire: Scott, Naipaul, Rushdie.
This book is a benchmark of excellence of Indian English Literature. A must read!Published 29 days ago by thakkarviral1
Michael Gorra in his introduction, regards Narayan as "easy to read, hard to understand". It is the story of a (dis)honest tourist guide who eventually sinks in a lookout... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Abhishek L
Great insight on human behaviour. Simple yet thought provoking. A must read.Published 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
I enjoyed the story, writing style, and perspective of this story. An added bonus is that it is not available on Sparknotes, so my students will actually have to read the book in... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Hedi A. Bingham
This is my second book by Narayan and I will go for more. His prose is so clear and straightforward, and the characters interesting and endearing.Published 12 months ago by Nola Figen
I think I've finally understood why this movie The Guide was always such a favorite.. besides it's fabulous sound-track and the exquisitely beautiful Waheeda Rehman of course. Read morePublished 13 months ago by N. Sankaran