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The genre of Indian English has acquired a respectable place in the comity of world fiction. Literature of each age has its own characteristic and the literature of each country has its own ethos. India as a country has its own culture and civilization and its literature bears testimony. English August is the story of a young civil servant Agastya (August) Sen, who is sent off for a year’s training in district administration to a small and uneventful district town called Madna. Brought up in cosmopolitan cities like Calcutta and Delhi all his life, Agastya finds it difficult to adjust to the ambience in Madna.

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