Untouchable by Mulk Raj Anand

Untouchable is a novel by Mulk Raj Anand published in 1935. The novel established Anand as one of India's leading English authors. The book was inspired by his aunt's experience when she had a meal with a Muslim woman and was treated as an outcast by her family. The plot of this book, Anand's first, revolves around the argument for eradicating the caste system. It depicts a day in the life of Bakha, a young "sweeper", who is "untouchable" due to his work of cleaning latrines.

The 1152nd greatest fiction book of all time


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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Scarface and the Untouchable: Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the Battle for Chicago Hardcover 286893 $9.99 $7.89 2018
Untouchable (Penguin Modern Classics) Kindle Edition 522928 2014
Untouchable (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin) Paperback 1016533 $19.95 $1.05 1990
Untouchable: A novel Hardcover 3989867 $45.97
Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India Paperback 55132 $10.28 $9.76 2018
Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India Audio CD 6007298 $17.15 $17.15 2018
Untouchable Mass Market Paperback 74014 $6.57 2019
Untouchable Kindle Edition 12932 2019
Untouchable Hardcover 55682 $7.93 $4.75 2019
Untouchable Paperback 447852 $13.55 $15.72
Untouchable Audio CD 1427214 $23.84 $27.15 2019
Scarface and the Untouchable: Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the Battle for Chicago Kindle Edition 99 2018
Scarface and the Untouchable: Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the Battle for Chicago Paperback 122987 $14.33 2019
Scarface and the Untouchable: Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the Battle for Chicago Audio CD 1753971 $23.19 $24.73 2018
The Untouchable Paperback 439104 $2.10 $0.01 1998
The Untouchable (Vintage International) Kindle Edition 100186 $9.99 2009
The Untouchable Hardcover 994923 $49.96 $0.01 1997
Untouchable Paperback 3910241 $3.26 $0.01 1998
Untouchable (Penguin Classics) Paperback 26568 $9.26 $10.28 2014
Untouchable Hardcover 8986071 $27.15
The Mulk Raj Anand Omnibus Hardcover 6224936 $899.99 2004