R. K. Narayan was a celebrated Indian writer. He was known for his work set in the fictional town of ‘Malgudi,’ in South India. He was a recipient of the ‘Padma Bhushan,’ the third-highest civilian award of India. He did not win the ‘Nobel Prize in Literature,’ despite being nominated multiple times. The ‘American Academy of Arts and Letters’ elected him as an honorary member in 1982. He also received the ‘Padma Vibhushan’ a year before his death. Some of his illustrious works include ‘The English Teacher,’ ‘The Bachelor of Arts,’ ‘The Financial Expert,’ ‘Swami and Friends,’ ‘Next Sunday,’ ‘My Dateless Diary,’ amongst various others. Go through our collection of famous quotes by R. K. Narayan, which has been extracted from his writings, books, interviews, novels, stories, etc.