India has never been in the back. And talking about literature, then the contributions of Indian authors are on the crest. Now looking at the best novels by Indian authors, the first name that must be ensured is Rabindranath Tagore. Our Indian literature without him is nothing. Tagore wrote eight novels and four novellas. To mention one of his best novels - " Ghare Baire " is the one. The story travels through the lens of the idealistic zamindar excoriates rising nationalism, terrorism in the Swadeshi movement. " Haire Baire " matters about the self - identities, personal freedom and religion.
One of the best in English literature is " The Guide '' by R. K. Narayan. This is based on Malgundi, the fictional town in South India. The novel takes us through the transformation of the protagonist from a tour guide to a spiritual guide than one of the greatest holy men in India.
Mulk raj Anand is one of the best Indian authors. His novel " The private life of an Indian prince " is one of the best to mention which deals with the abolition of the system of the princely state in India.
"The White Tiger" by Arvind Adiga focuses on a darkly humorous perspective of India's class struggle.
"A Suitable Boy " by Vikram Seth is set in post-independence, post-partition India which is one of the longest novels ever published in a single volume in the history of English literature.
To end with Chetan Bhagat is the one whose name can't be missed. His numerous novels have been best - sellers many times. To name a few 2 states, Half Girlfriend, The 3 Mistakes of My Life and others. Many of his novels are adopted into films.