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Narayanswami, Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer [pseud. R. K. Narayan] (1906–2001), author

Andrew Robinson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online May 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/75884

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Narayanswami, Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer [pseud. R. K. Narayan] (1906–2001), author, was born in Madras, India, on 10 October 1906, the third of eight children of Brahmin parents, R. V. Krishnaswami Iyer, schoolteacher, and his wife, Gnanambal. His formative years were spent not so much with his parents and siblings as in the house of his maternal grandmother in ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers) ; Literature ; Biographical Studies

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