The Guide: A Novel
Raju's first stop after his release from prison is the barber's shop. Then he decides to take refuge in an abandoned temple. Raju used to be India's most corrupt tourist guide - but now a peasant mistakes him for a holy man. Gradually, he begins to play the part.
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R.k narayan's one of the best works.Storyline is soo gripping and it is interwoved in such way that reader interest is never lost.Although at some meagre instances there are lapses as at times protagonists spiritual life is streched way too far but protagonist raju constantly litter up the spark of your interest alive
this is really very nice story,specially for the bachelor's.when they read it they feel that they are passing with the same situation.