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Narayan, R K

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(1906-2001) Working name of Indian author Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami, noted for realistic novels about everyday life in southern India. He is of mild sf interest because a subplot of his novel The Vendor of Sweets (1967) involves a proposal to construct a Machine to write novels (see Wordmills). [GW]

Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami

born Madras, India: 10 October 1906

died Chennai, India: 13 May 2001

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