By Mulk Raj Anand
The robust tale of an Untouchable in India’s caste method, now with a brand new introduction
With precision, power, and a fury that earned him compliment as India’s Charles Dickens, Mulk Raj Anand recreates in Untouchable what it used to be wish to continue to exist the fringes of society in pre-independence India. Bakha, an enticing, proud, and robust younger guy, can be an Untouchable, the bottom of the low in India’s caste approach. A sweeper and a toilet-cleaner, he needs to warn others in the street of his prestige in order that he'll no longer pollute them together with his presence. during this pressing 1935 new version of 1 day within the lifetime of an outcast, a violent come across leads Bakha to question his fate—and to discover a solution within the unlikeliest of places.
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