Mulk Raj Anand
Mulk Raj Anand (1905-2004) was born in Peshawar and had his education in Punjab, and later in England. He began his career as a writer in England.
Mulk Raj Anand’s earlier works—which also brought him fame—explore Indian society and examine its cruelty and social injustices. The influence of his involvement with the Left in England is evident in the concern he shows for the lower strata of Indian society.
He won the Padma Bhushan and the Sahitya Akademi Award.
The list below is not exhaustive. Mulk Raj Anand also wrote books on diverse subjects such as Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore, Marx and Engels, the Kama Sutra, Indian sculpture and ivories, painting.
- Two Leaves and a Bud
- The Village
- Across the Black Waters
- Seven Summers
- The Sword and the Sickle
- The Private Life of an Indian Prince
- Morning Face
- Confessions of a Lover
- The Bubble