Waiting For The Mahatma

Waiting For The Mahatma

Be the first to review this product

Originally Written In 1955, R. K. Narayan’S Novel, Waiting For The Mahatma Is A Remarkable Story Set Against The Struggles Involved In The Indian Nationalist Movement, As Witnessed Through The Eyes Of Its Protagonists, Who Are Zealous Followers Of Mahatma Gandhi. Summary Of The Book Waiting For The Mahatma Is Set In The Fictional Town Of Malgudi. It Follows The Story Of Its Leading Characters, Sriram And Bharati, Amidst Turbulent Events Taking Place During The Period 1939 To 1947 In India’S Struggle For Freedom, That Saw A Great Upsurge In Nationalism And Culminated With The Partitioning Of India. Sriram, A Young Twenty Year Old Lives With His Grandmother In Malgudi In Southern India. Completely Enchanted With A Girl In The Neighbourhood Named, Bharati, Whom He Finds Witty, Capable, Wonderful, Unpredictable, Infuriating, And Condescending All At Once, He Is Experiencing Young Love, Marking His Entry Into Manhood. Bharti Is Loyally Devoted To The Cause Of Mahatma Gandhi, And Actively Involved In His Quit India Movement. Influenced By Her Passionate Devotion, And Introduced To Revolutionary Gandhian Philosophies By Her, Sriram Too, Dedicates Himself To Gandhi’S Service, And Becomes An Activist. Waiting For The Mahatma Begins As An Unusual Love Story, Taking On A Deeper Meaning, As Readers Witness The Triumphs And Tribulations Of Sriram, As An Impassioned Member Of Gandhi’S Entourage, Devoted To His Ideals. Amidst A Nationwide Political Struggle, Sriram Ends Up With Certain Anti-British Fanatics, And Partaking In Their Clandestine Activities, Much To The Disappointment Of His Grandmother. The Novel Written In True R. K. Narayan’S Brand Of Subtle Wit And Humour, Features The Presence Of Gandhi As A Character, One Of The Book’S Main Highlights. Waiting For The Mahatma Has Been Deemed To Be One Of R. K. Narayan'S Most Successful Novels.
Read More

Rs.130

Expected Delivery
    • Free Shipping Above Rs 500 [ ? ]
    • Secure & Safe Shopping [ ? ]

Title
Waiting For The Mahatma
SKU
ACKIBH6067
Weight
No
Pricefactor
N/A
ISBN
9788185986067
Binding
Paperback
Author
Narayan R K
Editor
No
Illustrator
No
Publisher
India Book House
Publication Year
No
Pages
256
Language
English
Genre
Fiction and Non Fiction
Age Group
Teens & above
Volume Number
No
Price
Rs.130
Special Price
No
Payment

What our Customers Say –

My son just loves reading AmarChitraKatha. I have been buying the book online since a year now, and I have never had a single problem. The customer support is great too.

–Sharavi Sastry, Mumbai.

Recently bought the Ultimate Collection at a great discount, my kids are ecstatic & so am I. They have almost completed reading the entire collection! It's like a competition between them :P

–Amishi Kumar, Chennai.

The loyalty points system is very nice. Thank you for understanding how loyal your readers are! We are truely die hard fans of the books and characters (and now merchandize!). Good luck!

–Gautam S, Mumbai.

Facts & Trivia–

ACK has sold more than 90 million copies in 20 Indian languages.

Amar Chitra Katha was the first publication to combine the comics art style with ancient Indian stories.

Lord Vishnu Has a Thousand Names!

Anant Pai, our founder-editor, wanted to acquaint Indian children with their heritage. He believed that it would help develop self esteem.

The first 10 ACKs were European fairytales! The first Indian story started with 'Krishna', ACK no.11.

Reviews of Waiting For The Mahatma

Average Rating :

0 (Based on 0 rating)

  • 5 Star
     0
  • 4 Star
     0
  • 3 Star
     0
  • 2 Star
     0
  • 1 Star
     0

Have you used this product?

Rate it now


Rs.130