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Arun Joshi

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Arun Joshi

Arun Joshi (1939–1993) was an Indian writer of English. He is known for his extraordinary novels The Strange Case of Billy Biswas and The Apprentice. He won the prestigious the Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel The Last Labyrinth in 1982.



  • The Foreigner
  • The Strange Case of Billy Biswas
  • The Apprentice
  • The Last Labyrinth
  • The City and the River

Short stories

  • The Only American from our village short stories.


  • Shri Ram: A Biography, with Khushwant Singh
  • Laia Shri Ram: A Study in Entrepreneurship and Industrial Management

External links

  • Arun Joshi's Profile
  • Arun Joshi on Literary Encyclopaedia

Books on Arun Joshi

  • Nawale, Arvind M. “Arun Joshi: Thematic Study of His Novels”. New Delhi: Authorspress, 2009.

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