Swami and Friends by R. K. Narayan

Swami and Friends is the first of a trilogy of novels written by R. K. Narayan (1906–2001), English language novelist from India. The novel, the first book Narayan wrote, is set in British India in a fictional town called Malgudi. The second and third books in the trilogy are The Bachelor of Arts and The English Teacher. Malgudi Schooldays is a slightly abridged version of Swami and Friends, and includes two additional stories featuring Swami from Malgudi Days and Under the Banyan Tree.

The 1817th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 100 Novels That Shaped Our World (BBC)

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Swami and Friends (Phoenix Fiction Series) Hardcover 9418470 $39.90 1980
Swami and Friends Hardcover 15579318 $5.48
Swami and friends (Oxford illustrated classics) Hardcover 8367472 $74.70
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Swami and Friends Paperback 1665226 $6.29 $1.40 2008
Swami and Friends (Vintage International) Kindle Edition 758117 2012
Swami and Friends (Phoenix Fiction) Paperback 3348636 $87.26 $2.49 1994
Swami and Friends Hardcover 8172845 $1,500.00 2007
Swami and Friends Hardcover 15210456 $48.76 1983
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Swami Aur Uske Dost [Owner and His Friends] Audible Audiobook 373562 $6.20 2019
Swami and Friends Paperback 5817674 $28.79 $8.04 2000
SWAMI AND FRIENDS: A NOVEL OF MALGUDI Paperback 20788969 $16.99