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THE HT BRUNCH LIST OF THE GREATEST INDIAN NOVELS

Hindustan Times Brunch asked eight literary experts to choose the finest Indian novels ever written in English (including translations of works in regional languages). Read about the books: http://bit.ly/1wgAtBY
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1 - The Room On The Roof by Ruskin Bond
2 - The Mahabharata by Vyasa, Retold by C Rajagopalachari
3 - This Is Not That Dawn by Yashpal, Tr. by Anand
4 - Samskara by UR Ananthamurthy, Tr. by AK Ramanujan
5 - Weight Loss by Upamanyu Chatterjee
6 - Raag Darbari by Shrilal Shukla, Tr. by Gillian Wright
7 - The Guide by RK Narayan
8 - The Serpent And The Rope by Raja Rao
9 - Kanthapura by Raja Rao
10 - The Feuding Families Of Village Gangauli by Rahi Masoom Raza
11 - River Of Fire (Aag Ka Darya) by Qurratulain Hyder
12 - The Legends Of Khasak by OV Vijayan
13 - Indulekha by O Chandu Menon, Tr. by Anitha Devasia
14 - Paro: Dreams Of Passion by Namita Gokhale
15 - Playground by Munshi Premchand, Tr. by Manju Jain
16 - Godan by Munshi Premchand, Tr. by Gordon C Roadarmel
17 - Coolie by Mulk Raj Anand
18 - Umrao Jan Ada by Mirza Hadi ‘Ruswa’, Tr. by Khushwant Singh & MA Husai
19 - Difficult Daughters by Manju Kapur
20 - Ravan & Eddie by Kiran Nagarkar
21 - Cuckold by Kiran Nagarkar
22 - Delhi by Khushwant Singh
23 - Em And The Big Hoom by Jerry Pinto
24 - The Trotter-Nama: A Chronicle by Irwin Allan Sealy
25 - All About H. Hatterr by GV Desani
26 - Trying To Grow by Firdaus Kanga
27 - Anandamath by Bankim Chandra Chatterji, Tr. by Basanta Kumar Roy
28 - Kadambari by Banabhatta, Translated by Padmini Rajappa
29 - The Fig Tree by Aubrey Menen
30 - Fire On The Mountain by Anita Desai
31 - Baumgartner's Bombay by Anita Desai
32 - The Immortals by Amit Chaudhuri
33 - Twilight in Delhi by Ahmed Ali
34 - The Financial Expert
35 - The English Teacher
36 - A Fine Balance
37 - Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
38 - The Great Indian Novel by Shashi Tharoor
39 - English, August
40 - Sacred Games
41 - The Golden Gate
42 - A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth
43 - The Enigma of Arrival
44 - The Death of Vishnu
45 - The Inheritance of Loss
46 - Nectar in a Sieve
47 - Train to Pakistan
48 - The God of Small Things
49 - Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
50 - An Obedient Father
51 - Anita Desai: In Custody
52 - The Hungry Tide
53 - The White Tiger
54 - The Shadow Lines
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