This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Nataraj - This man is the owner of a small printing press located in Malgudi. He enjoys his position as boss, so much so that he separates his press with a blue curtain, assuring that his customers will not see him lowered to a handyman position beneath his assistant.
Vasu - This person is a thick-necked strongman who runs a taxidermy business. He is well educated, traveled and experienced. He moves into the apartment above the press and immediately begins poaching animals from Mempi forest. This person is Narayan's version of...
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