Untouchable (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
- Author:Mulk Raj Anand
- Creator:E. M. Forster
- Brand:Penguin Classics
- Buy New: $18.80
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- Sales Rank:381,068
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.3
- Dimensions (in):5.1 x 0.4 x 7.8
- Publication Date:July 3, 1990
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Bakha is a young man, proud and even attractive, yet none the less he is an outcast in India's caste system: an Untouchable. In deceptively simple prose this groundbreaking novel describes a day in the life of Bakha, sweeper and toilet-cleaner, as he searches for a meaning to the tragic existence he has been born into - and comes to an unexpected conclusion. Mulk Raj Anand poured a vitality, fire and richness of detail into his controversial work, which led him to be acclaimed as his country's Charles Dickens and one of the twentieth century's most important Indian writers.
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