Mulk Raj Anand

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Mulk Raj Anand

Mulk Raj Anand (12 December 190528 September 2004) was an Indian novelist and a leading figure of early Indian English literature. His works include novels, poetry, and essays on a wide range of subjects, including social commentaries on India's poor, and on British rule in India.


  • Why don’t you call, you swine, and announce your approach!
  • Our tragic age demands poetry of courage and not whimpers about the inevitable end of all maya.

The Private Life of an Indian Prince (1969)[edit]

Source: Private Life of an Indian Prince, Bodley Head (London), 1969
  • Not a virgin or a rupee was safe in his realm.
    • p. 60
  • Please look out for the few thorns that might have got mixed up with the roses.
    • p. 72

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