Mulk Raj Anand

(1905—2004) author

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Indian novelist, writing in English, made his name with the novel Untouchable (1935), which recounts a day in the life of a street sweeper, roused to hopes of a classless and casteless society by Gandhi. His other novels include Coolie (1936), a trilogy (The Village, 1939; Across the Black Waters, 1940; The Sword and the Sickle, 1942), and Private Life of an Indian Prince (1953).

Subjects: Literature.

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