The Financial Expert Author:R. K. Narayan In this rags-to-riches story, a money-lender sits beneath a banyan tree and dispenses financial advice to those willing to pay. Life in the mythical town Malgudi, a modern town in southern India, is described in memorable detail by this wonderful storyteller. The narrative is straight forward and the time scheme is chronological.
One of several books set in the fictional town of Malgudi. One learns much rich detail about life in modern India by way of following the cautionary tale of the financial expert who suddenly becomes wealthy.