UNDER THE BANYAN TREE AND OTHER STORIES. New York: Elisabeth Sifton Books Viking, . Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Narayan's penultimate collection short fiction. R. K. Narayan (1906-2001), was a major author of early Indian literature in English, along with Mulk Raj Anand and Raja Rao, who is perhaps best known for his stories and novels set in Malgudi, a fictional town in southern India. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#134426).
"First published in 1985 ..." on copyright page.