Arun Joshi

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Arun Joshi (1939–1993) was an Indian writer. He is known for his novels The Strange Case of Billy Biswas and The Apprentice. He won the Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel The Last Labyrinth in 1982.[1]



  • The Foreigner P.D. 1971
  • The Strange Case of Billy Biswas P.D. 1971
  • The Apprentice P.D. 1974
  • The Last Labyrinth P.D. 1981
  • The City and the River P.D.1976

Short stories[edit]

  • The Only American from our village short stories.


  • Shri Ram: A Biography, with Khushwant Singh
  • Laia Shri Ram: A Study in Entrepreneurship and Industrial Management

External links[edit]

Books on Arun Joshi[edit]

  • Nawale, Arvind M. “Arun Joshi: Thematic Study of His Novels”. New Delhi: Authorspress, 2009.


  1. ^ ADITYA SUDARSHAN. "The strange case of Arun Joshi". The Hindo. Retrieved February 14, 2014.