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Dark Room, The - R K Narayan Reviews


WEST BENGAL (Kolkata), India

166 Reviews


A gem

Apr 30, 2015 04:12 PM 1158 Views

It is one of the very few rooms to have a female protagonist. This is a homely story based on a housewife. The story is about her marriage and her life after it. She felt that her marriage would be perfect, but she starts feeling otherwise just in a few months of her marriage. She tries to sa...Read More

The Dark room by RK Narayan

Dec 28, 2008 06:28 PM 10217 Views

There is no good in admiring an author, whose intellectual works can only be understood and appreciated by same literary intellectual mob. Sometimes it is tougher to be simpler. That’s why I am always marveled by this man “RK Narayan”. If you are ever gifted a chance to read his books, you will ...Read More

Marriage life turns a threat to a woman

May 23, 2008 02:12 PM 6674 Views

The dark room is one such novel which motivates the readers to read the whole novel in a single day.this novel includes the dilemma of a married woman who deliberately needs the love of her husband but is not provided with. Moreover she has very little role to play in the household matters.r.k. ...Read More

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The Dark Marriage

Mar 17, 2006 09:29 AM 14241 Views

There is something about every single book of RK Narayan that captivates its reader. He has shown all facets of life and has dealt with all emotions in as delicate and soft manner as can be desired from an author. Each of his books is different in its own way. While in Swami and Friends, RK Nara...Read More


Mar 13, 2006 11:25 AM 14842 Views

As I finished reading R. K. Narayan’s brilliant Masterpiece---The Dark Room, it left me wondering how the author has beautifully crafted the marital saga of a couple interspersed with conservatism along with the dawn of reformists ideas. Last week did witness in celebrating Internationa...Read More


Cannanore, India

24 Reviews


Marriage- An Intimate Look

Mar 27, 2004 02:21 PM 22572 Views

The '' Dark room'' is one of the rare RK Narayan novels, which deals with social consciousness. Narayan generally writes on the lives of the inhabitants of Malgudi, their hopes, and fears, successes and failures. By and large, his novels exude optimism and are cheerful in nature, however the '' ...Read More

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