The Place of Fiction in Anglo-Indian Writings

Esther Mary Lyons

Abstract


For the last couple of years there has been a remarkable rise in the fiction-novel-writing in English by both the established and the emerging authors of India. Writers like Rohinton Mistry, Amitav Ghosh, Vikram Chandra, Ardhashir Vakil, Kiran Desai, Anita Desai, Arundhati Roy, have all started writing Indian fictions in English. Their writings have successfully taken the world appeal of the cosmopolitan "Indian Novel." This has made many Indian supporters rush into an explanation about the rising status and growing popularity of Indian fictions written in English, which is catching the world market. Salman Rushdie is one of the many supporters.


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