Mulk Raj Anand
Mulk Raj Anand (12 December 1905 – 28 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.
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- Why don’t you call, you swine, and announce your approach!
- Untouchable , Penguin Books, 1990.
- Our tragic age demands poetry of courage and not whimpers about the inevitable end of all maya.
- Quotations by 60 Greatest Indians. Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology.
The Private Life of an Indian Prince (1969)
- 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
- Mulk Raj Anand, an Indian novelist, was convinced of conspiracy. The rapes were so systematic and pervasive that they had to be conscious Army policy, “planned by the West Pakistanis in a deliberate effort to create a new race” or to dilute Bengali nationalism, Anand passionately told reporters.
- Anand on Rape during the Bangladesh Liberation War. quoted from Susan Brownmiller, Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape, 1975.