Mulk Raj Anand

Mulk Raj Anand (1905 - 2004) was born in Peshawar and educated at the universities of Punjab and London. He is one of the founding fathers of the Indian novel in English. Recognition came with the publication of his first two novels, Untouchable and Coolie. These he followed up with a succession of novels, including his well-known trilogy The Village (1939), Across the Black Waters (1940) and The Sword and the Sickle (1942). Saros Cowasjee is Professor Emeritus at the University of Regina in...See more