Malgudi Schooldays: Live your school times

Published: 05th September 2008
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Malgudi Schooldays is an exciting and enjoyable novel written by R.K Narayan. The story is about Swami, his friends and his school days.

The book "Malgudi Schooldays is written by "R.K. Narayan" who is one of the most popular Indian writers in English. This great writer has come up with this brilliant novel which lets you discover the various incidents of Swaminathan's life. He is a ten-year old boy who lives in a small town called Malgudi. The Malgudi Schooldays Books has been one of the most adored books of all times. The book also features fifteen black-and-white illustrations by R.K. Laxman.

The central character in this story is W.S. Swaminathan alias Swami. He is a popular character among the children. The first novel of Narayan was "Swami and Friends" and this is an extension of that novel. This enjoyable novel reminds you of your school days. Read about a child's fantasies. This interesting and extremely enjoyable novel lets you live you early schooldays.

The story starts with Swami who hates Monday mornings. He is punished often in his school as he is always inattentive. Even when he is punished and he stands on the bench, he enjoys a lot. Swami shares his life's thrills with his four friends. Children will enjoy this book a lot as they can relate with the story.

The book tells us about the adventures of Swami and his friends in Malgudi. The author talks about the various adventures of Swami and how he gets out of one school and another. The main characters of this novel include Swami's friends, Father, Mother and Grandmother.

His father always tells him to study hard and is a very strict person. He is always dependent on his mother and grand mother whenever trouble arrives. His friends include Somu, Mani, Sankar and Samuel. When things started going wrong, Swami had to run away from home and he never wanted to return to Malgudi again.

R K Narayan books always have an interesting storyline. 'Malgudi Schooldays' is another version of Narayan's novel Swami and Friends. Penguin Malgudi Schooldays' include two other short stories featuring Swami.

The book "Malgudi Schooldays" is liked by people of all genres and is appreciated by people worldwide.

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