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The Writer and the World By V. S. Naipaul

The Writer and the World
by V. S. Naipaul

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The Writer and the World: Essays by V. S. Naipaul

This collection of V.S. Naipaul's essays, the first of two volumes, showcases a lifetime of intelligent and profoundly enjoyable writing. It features pieces taken from his earlier books - The Overcrowded Barracoon, The Return of Eva Peron and Finding the Centre - and also includes several previously uncollected essays.

Concentrating mainly on V.S. Naipaul's writings about India, the Americas, Africa and the Diaspora, it is a clear-eyed and magnificent introduction to the writer's extraordinary world.

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About V. S. Naipaul


V. S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad in 1932. He went to England on a scholarship in 1950. After four years at University College, Oxford, he began to write, and since then has followed no other profession. He has published more than twenty books of fiction and non-fiction, including Half a Life, A House for Mr Biswas, A Bend in the River and most recently The Masque of Africa, and a collection of correspondence, Letters Between A Father and Son. In 2001 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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GOR001678335
The Writer and the World: Essays by V. S. Naipaul
V. S. Naipaul
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pan Macmillan
2002-09-06
544
0330487205
9780330487207
N/A
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