BOOKS ✯ Kanthapura Author Raja Rao –

Kanthapura Regarded As The First Major Indian Novel In English, Kanthapura Is The Story Of How Gandhi S Struggle For Independence Came To A Casteist South Indian Village Young Moorthy, Back From The City, Brimming With New Ideas, Seeks To Cut Across Ancient Barriers And Unite The Villagers In Non Violent Action The Story Emerges Through The Eyes Of A Delightful Old Woman, Who Comments On The Villagers Actions With Sharp Eyed Wisdom, Evoking The Spirit Of India S Traditional Folk Epics.

About the Author: Raja Rao

Raja Rao Kannada has long been recognised as a major novelist of our age His five earlier novels Kanthapura 1932 , The Serpent and the Rope 1960 , The Cat and Shakespeare 1965 , Comrade Kirillov 1976 and The Chessmaster and His Moves 1988 and three collections of short stories The Cow of the Barricades and Other Stories 1947 , The Policeman and the Rose 1978 and On the Gang