Top Indian Novels

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The God Of Small Things by Arundhati Roy: Her debut book, one of the most acclaimed Indian novels, is a contemporary classic.  It narrates an emotional tale of love, betrayal, and kinship ties. 

Shadow Lines by Amitav Gosh: Shadow Lines is a vitalizing story about the borders that mark and limit our imaginations. It captures the perspective of time and events and brings both at the same time. 

Midnight`s Children by Salman Rushdie: A book that deals with the transition of India from British colonization to freedom and partition.

Train to Pakistan by Khushwant Singh: This is a historical novel that recounts the partition of India in 1947. Here, the writer deals with the partition providing a human dimension.

Fasting and Feasting by Anita Desai: The novel portrays the lives of daughters in an Indian family. The story revolves around Uma and how she is being suffocated and imprisoned by her parents.

A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth: The story depicts Indian culture, where parents seek suitable alliances for their daughters and sons. This is written in the post-independence, post-partition era.

The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai: The main theme of the novel includes, migration, living between the past and present and between two different worlds.

Swami and Friends by R.K. Narayan: This novel is Narayan`s first novel and is set in the pre-independence days. It is a story of a 10 year old boy who is growing in an imaginary town of Malgudi.

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