The Financial Expert (Vintage Classics)

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In the shade of a banyan tree sits Margayva, self-styled advisor on the complex minor transactions which are an integral part of Indian life. Who else would you consult if you wanted a loan from the local Co-operative Bank?But a scrape with officialdom in the form of an unplanned interview with the Bank's Secretary - and a mishap which finds his spoilt son Balu throwing his accounts book down a drain - temporarily cuts short a lucrative career.

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'R K Narayan has few equals among modern novelists' Times Literary Supplement

‘One of the most charming masters of twentieth-century fiction’ Allan Masie, Scotsman

In the shade of a banyan tree sits Margayva, self-styled advisor on the complex minor transactions which are an integral part of Indian life. Who else would you consult if you wanted a loan from the local Co-operative Bank?

But a scrape with officialdom in the form of an unplanned interview with the Bank’s Secretary – and a mishap which finds his spoilt son Balu throwing his accounts book down a drain – temporarily cuts short a lucrative career…

‘Original, charming, lively, engaging and subtle’ Times of India

‘The novelist I admire most in the English language’ Graham Greene

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