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The Man-eater of Malgudi

(1961)
(A book in the Malgudi series)
A novel by

 
 
the story of Nataraj, who earns his living as a printer in the little world of Malgudi, an imaginary town in South India. Nataraj and his close friends, a poet and a journalist, find their congenia l days disturbed when Vasu, a powerful taxidermist, moves in with his stuffed hyenas and pythons, and brings his dancing-women up the printer's private stairs. When Vasu, in search of larger game, threatens the life of a temple elephant that Natara j has befriended, complications ensue that are both laughable and tragic.


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December 1980 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Man-Eater of Malgudi
Author(s): R K Narayan
ISBN: 0-434-49601-4 / 978-0-434-49601-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
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February 1961 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Man-eater of Malgudi
Author(s): R K Narayan
ISBN: 0-670-45249-1 / 978-0-670-45249-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Adult
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Paperback Editions

October 1994 : Paperback
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Title: The Man-Eater of Malgudi
Author(s): R K Narayan
ISBN: 8185986088 / 978-8185986081
Publisher: Indian Thought Publications, Mysore
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January 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Man-eater of Malgudi
Author(s): R K Narayan, Pico Iyer (Intro )
ISBN: 0-14-341496-8 / 978-0-14-341496-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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February 2010 : Paperback
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Title: The Man-eater of Malgudi
Author(s): R K Narayan
ISBN: 8122204937 / 978-8122204933
Publisher: Orient Paperbacks
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May 1993 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Man-eater of Malgudi (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): R K Narayan
ISBN: 0-14-018548-8 / 978-0-14-018548-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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August 1989 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Man-eater of Malgudi
Author(s): R K Narayan
ISBN: 0-14-011863-2 / 978-0-14-011863-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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April 1983 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Man-Eater of Malgudi (King Penguin)
Author(s): R K Narayan
ISBN: 0-14-006257-2 / 978-0-14-006257-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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December 1979 : UK Paperback

Title: Man-eater of Malgudi
Author(s): R K Narayan
ISBN: 0-86186-357-7 / 978-0-86186-357-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hind Pocket Books,India
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