The Guide


by Narayan, R. K. | Fiction & related items
Paperback | 224 pages

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Raju’s first stop after his release from prison is the barber’s shop Then he decides to take refuge in an abandoned temple. Raju used to be India’s most corrupt tourist guide – but now a peasant mistakes him for a holy man. Gradually, almost grudgingly, he begins to play the part. He succeeds so well that God himself intervenes to put Raju’s new holiness to the test.