V.S. Naipaul
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V.S. Naipaul a study in expatriate sensibility. by Sudha Rai

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Published by Gulab Vazirani for Arnold-Heinemann in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Naipaul, V. S. -- 1932-

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Looking for books by V.S. Naipaul? See all books authored by V.S. Naipaul, including A House for Mr. Biswas, and A Bend in the River, and more on Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul (born Aug ), better known as V. S. Naipaul, is a British novelist of Hindu heritage and East Indian ethnicity from Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean, which was then a British colony. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in and was also knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. One of the other initial novel written by author V.S. Naipaul was titled ‘Half a Life’. It was published by the Vintage International publishing house in the year The plot of the novel shows a narrative that moves swiftly like a dream from India to England and then to Africa. It was regarded as Naipaul's first novel since The Enigma of Arrival in The book is, in fact, a series of extended essays, meditations and dramatized historical reconstructions and is thus a satisfying read. The book was short-listed for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. 5.

VS Naipaul’s first publisher remembers a brilliant, difficult man – and the books that made his name Published: 17 Aug Diana Athill on VS Naipaul: ‘I worked very hard at keeping. The first edition of the novel was published in June 1st , and was written by V.S. Naipaul. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, short stories story are,/5.   The early masterpiece of V. S. Naipaul's brilliant career, A House for Mr. Biswas" is an unforgettable story inspired by Naipaul's father that has been hailed as one of the twentieth century's finest by:   Ferociously prolific, Mr. Naipaul published a book every year or two for much of his career. His breakthrough was his joyous, deeply autobiographical fourth novel, “A House for Mr. Biswas” ().

Biswas, novel by V.S. Naipaul, published in , in which a poor West Indian Hindu achieves his symbol of success and independence—owning his own house.. V.S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad in He came to England on a scholarship in He spent four years at University College, Oxford, and began to write, in London, in He pursued no other profession. His novels include A House for Mr Biswas, The Mimic Men, Guerrillas, A Bend in the River, and The Enigma of Arrival. Description. Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul TC (; 17 August – 11 August ), most commonly known as V. S. Naipaul, and informally, Vidia Naipaul, was a Trinidadian-British writer of works of fiction and nonfiction in English.   V. S. Naipaul's Journeys is an immensely valuable contribution. It is one of the best synthetic treatments of Naipaul's work available. It deftly blends a discussion of Naipaul's various journeys with Naipaul's own journey as a writer. It refocuses our attention on Naipaul's texts in order to reveal the development of his thinking.