G. V. Desani

Govindas Vishnoodas Desani was an Indian writer and journalist, best known for his novel 'All About H. Hatterr'. His work is noted for its unique style and innovative use of language.


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  1. 1. All about H. Hatterr

    This novel is a unique blend of Eastern philosophy and Western literary technique, following the adventures of its protagonist, a British-educated Indian everyman, as he navigates the complexities of life. The narrative is filled with humor, satire, and linguistic playfulness, as the protagonist interacts with various eccentric characters and experiences numerous absurd situations. The book is a critique of both British colonialism and traditional Indian society, offering a distinctive and insightful perspective on the human condition.

    The 1190th Greatest Book of All Time