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The Bachelor of Arts

by R K Narayan

Author: R K Narayan

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Language: English

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The Dark Room is a searching look at a difficult marriage and a woman who eventually rebels against the demands of being a good and obedient wife. In Mr. Sampath, a newspaper man tries to keep his paper afloat in the face of social and economic changes sweeping India. Narayan writes of youth and young adulthood in the semiautobiographical Swami and Friends and The Bachelor of Arts.

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...secretary. "It is an idiotic belief you fellows have that everything he says is humorous. He has only to move his lips for you to hold your sides and laugh." "Why are you so cynical?" "I admit he has genuine flashes of humour, but..." "You can't deny that Brown is a fine principal. He has never turned down any request to preside at meetings." "That is all you seem to care for in a man. Presiding over meetings! It proves nothing." "No. No. I only mean that he is a very pleasant man." "He is a humbug, take it from me," said Chandran. "He gets his thousand a month, and no wonder he is pleasant. Remember that he is a scoundrel at heart." They had now covered half the length of Market Road. As they passed the fountain in the Square, Chandran realized that he was wasting much time and energy in a futile discussion. A few paces more and they would be at the mouth of Kabir Street. A few more moments of that futile discussion and the other would turn and vanish in the darkness. Chandran...

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