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20 Greatest Indian Novels in English

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11. Untouchable (1935) by Mulk Raj Anand: The author paints a vivid picture of the caste system by describing one day in the life of a young untouchable boy.

Untouchable (1935) by Mulk Raj Anand 

12. The White Tiger (2008) by Aravind Adiga: The author’s first novel won the Man Booker Prize in the fiction category.

the white tiger arvind adiga   

13. The God of Small Things (1997) by Arundhati Roy: A story about the consequences of crossing lines in a relationship, this was the first Indian novel to win the Booker Prize and sold more than six million copies.

The God of Small Things Arundhati Roy       

14. A Fine Balance (1995) by Rohinton Mistry: Mistry takes you back to life under the Emergency, where the four protagonists come together from different social backgrounds to deal with the years when Indian ceased to be a democracy.

A Fine Balance, Rohinton Mistry

15. A Suitable Boy (1993) by Vikram Seth: A revelation into how ‘arranged’ marriages are really staged in India.

A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth

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