(Last Updated on : 28/07/2014)
Raja Rao, a scholar of profound knowledge in his innovative fiction has induced the spiritual depth of Indian culture. All his writings are infested with the search of fundamental reality of life. Always contemplating writing as a "sadhana", the novels of Raja Rao always radiate a spiritual discipline, whose principle is the realization of Truth itself. Since the reader of his fiction generally comprises the general or the commoners, Raja Rao's novels are mainly about the individual from the common run of people who are Indians. The novels of Raja Rao are the voice of an ancient, insightful culture that speaks to the modern world. Shifted from the European tradition, he emphasized collecting materials from Indian literary tradition. Rao's novels on the obvious level depict the human condition than delineating any particular nation or ethnic group. The fictional house of raja Rao is fabricated on the Metaphysical and linguistic speculation of the Indians, hence his novels are highly acclaimed in all the generations for ages.
: - Entrenched in the background of Gandhi's Civil Disobedience Movement, Kanthapura is the depiction of an entire village, participated in the civil Disobedience.
The Serpent and the Rope
: - A semi autobiography of Raja Rao, "The Serpent and the Rope" is a narrative story intends to explore the spiritual reality in the Indian and European culture.
: - Comrade Kirrilov is the sketchy tale of raja Rao, depicting the Life and ideology of the protagonist Padmanabha Iyer.
The Cat and Shakespeare:
-The Cat and Shakespeare is a metaphysical novel, providing answer to various philosophical facts illustrating an ideal blending of the Indian culture with the western thoughts.
On the Ganga Ghat
: -On the Ganga Ghat is a narrative, exploring the play of life as unfolds in the banks of Ganges in Beneras.
The Chessmaster and his moves
: - Extremely philosophical, The Chessmaster and his moves, with a metaphysical aura, depicts the life, which is compared with the moves in the chess.