R K Narayan was born in Madras, South Indiain 1906 where he did his schooling and graduated from Maharaja’s College in Mysore. His novels are built around characters living in the fictitious town, Malgudi. His works includes sixteen novels beginning with SWAMI & FRIENDS in 1935 and ending with THE GRANDMOTHER’s TALE published in 1992 spanning 6 decade of most brilliant writing.
This is the story of Krishna, the English Teacher.
While Krishna teaches at the Albert Mission College, his wife and daughter live some distance away with his parents-in-law. But a move to a small rented house, soon permits the couple to enjoy a life of marital bliss.