This is a collection of R. K. Narayan’s best stories, in which the fictitious town, Malgudi, springs to life with characters that will remain in your heart forever. In this collection, R. K. Narayan’s best works have been collected under three different sections: From an Astrologer’s Day, From Lawley Road and New Stories. The titles contained in the section, From an Astrologer’s Day are: An Astrologer's Day, The Missing Mail, The Doctor's Word, Gateman's Gift, The Blind Dog, Fellow-Feeling, The Tiger's Claw, Iswaran, Such Perfection, Father's Help, The Snake-Song, Engine Trouble, Forty-Five a Month, Out of Business, Attila, and The Axe. The stories From Lawley Road are Lawley Road, Trail of the Green Blazer, The Martyr's Corner, Wife's Holiday, A Shadow, A Willing Slave, Leela's Friend, and Mother and Son. And the New Stories included are: Naga, Selvi, Second Opinion, Cat Within, The Edge, God and the Cobbler, Hungry Child, and Emden.