An Indian In Bloomsbury

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Mukti Jain Campion celebrates the man known as the INDIAn Dickens and as the founding father of INDIAn Literature in English: Mulk Raj Anand.

His classic novel Untouchable was inspired by Gandhi but also, more curiously, owed much to his friendships with the famous Bloomsbury group in 1920s LONDON.

With readings by Roshan Seth

2004022620041127

Mukti Jain Campion celebrates the man known as the INDIAn Dickens and as the founding father of INDIAn Literature in English: Mulk Raj Anand.

His classic novel Untouchable was inspired by Gandhi but also, more curiously, owed much to his friendships with the famous Bloomsbury group in 1920s LONDON.

With readings by Roshan Seth

20041127

Mukti Jain Campion celebrates the life of the founding father of Indian Literature in English, Mulk Raj Anand who died recently at the age of 98.

Author of the classic novel Untouchable he is often described as the Indian Dickens but his long literary career began in London in the 1920s, amongst the famous Bloomsbury Group.