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Novels of V.S. Naipaul

by Shashi Kamra

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Published by Stosius Inc/Advent Books Division .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • West Indies,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Naipaul, V. S. - Prose & Criticism,
  • American English,
  • English,
  • Trinidad & Tobago,
  • Literary form,
  • 1932-,
  • 20th century,
  • (Vidiadhar Surajprasad),,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • History,
  • In literature,
  • Naipaul, V. S,
  • Naipaul, V. S.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9083107M
    ISBN 108185218129
    ISBN 109788185218120

    His latest book is The Masque of Africa: Glimpses of African Belief (). V. S. Naipaul was knighted in He was awarded the David Cohen British Literature Prize by the Arts Council of England in and the Nobel Prize for Literature in Place Of Birth: Chaguanas, Trinidad. More on Novels of V.S. Naipaul (1) A House for Mr. Biswas, The leading novelist of the English-speaking Caribbean, V.S Naipaul is a keen observer of the problems an .

    This is a good and challenging novel. It is also perhaps Naipaul's most autobiographical, and brazenly so. There is no attempt on the part of the narrator (whom Naipaul uses, first to explain how the colonial baggage affects his characters [characters, incidentally, whom you've met in other Naipaul novels], and then to represent the brainchild of a number of "unwritten" stories told in "A Way Cited by:   In , in an infamous section of The Middle Passage, Sir V.S. Naipaul’s critical tour through a variety of Caribbean islands, Naipaul pauses in his specific critique to address the supposed problems of the Caribbean as a had undertaken the journey at the behest of Dr. Eric Williams, then the Premier of Trinidad. “History is built around achievement and creation, and nothing was Author: Gabrielle Bellot.

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Book clinic Book clinic: In his novels, Naipaul showed we could be just as erudite and accom plished as the very best of our British hosts Published: 18 Aug Published: 18 Aug 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 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.

The book is relatively short and is great for a quick read. The Mimic Men was first published in Naipaul combined elements of both fiction and nonfiction it is considered one of his most serious and poetic novels. Naipaul completed this novel when he was a. A House for Mr Biswas, by Nobel and Booker-Prize winning author V.S.

Naipaul, is a powerful novel about one mans struggle for identity and belonging. Born into poverty, then trapped in the shackles of charity and gratitude, Mr Biswas longs for a house he can call his own. He loathes his wife and her wealthy family, upon whom he is dependent/5(). The overarching theme in V.

Naipaul¡¦s novels is displacement - usually as a result of migration. By telling three stories, Naipaul weaves an exquisite tale on the subject of "fitting in" in a non-native culture. The three stories are respectively: An Indian servant who moves from Bombay to Washington D.C.

with his diplomat masterCited by: Sir V.S. Naipaul is a Trinidadian-British author of novels, travel literature and essays. He has written comic novels set in Trinidad and Tobago as well as bleaker novels and autobiographical works.

Naipaul’s family originated in Nepal, moved to India, then to Trinidad (where he. Naipaul’s legendary command of broad comedy and acute social observation is on abundant display in these classic works of fiction–two novels and a collection of stories–that capture the rhythms of life in the Caribbean and England with im.

V S Naipaul ( –) Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul (born Aug ), better known as V. 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.

V.S. Naipaul, in full Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, (born AugTrinidad—died AugLondon, England), Trinidadian writer of Indian descent known for his pessimistic novels set in developing these revelations of what the Swedish Academy called “suppressed histories,” Naipaul won the Nobel Prize for Literature in   The best novels: No 90 – A Bend in the River by VS Naipaul () Read more Having exhausted the experience of his upbringing, Naipaul felt the need to move : Richard Lea.

Naipaul Description Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul TC (; 17 August – 11 August ), most commonly known as V. Naipaul, and informally, Vidia Naipaul, was a Trinidadian-British writer of works of fiction and nonfiction in English.

V.S. Naipaul, the Nobel laureate who died at 85 on Saturday, had so many gifts as a writer — suppleness, wit, an unsparing eye for detail — that he.

In this tender, funny early novel, V. Naipaul renders their lives (and the legends their neighbors construct around them) with Dickensian verve and Chekhovian compassion. Set during World War II and narrated by an unnamed–but precociously observant–neighborhood boy, Miguel Street is a work of mercurial mood shifts, by turns sweetly.

The article reviews the book "The Sly Company of People Who Care," by Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul. Literary Occasions (Book). // Booklist;6/1/, Vol. 99 Issue 19/20, p Reviews the book 'Literary Occasions,' by V.S.

Naipaul and edited by Pankaj Mishra. You can read or download it here>> A Bend in the River In the "brilliant novel" (The New York Times) V.S. Naipaul takes us deeply into the life of one man—an Indian. V. 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.

V.S. Naipaul, the Nobel laureate who documented the migrations of peoples, the unraveling of the British Empire, the ironies of exile and the. Ethics today means not being at home in one’s house. —Theodor Adorno, Minima Moralia There appears to have been some contestation in the published form In a Free State was to assume.

Subtitled A Novel with Two Supporting Narratives, V. Naipaul’s masterpiece features the eponymous novel, two stories which he calls “supporting narratives,” and the bookends of a prologue.

Naipaul was born in Trinidad in and emigrated to England inwhen he won a scholarship to University College, Oxford. He is the author of many novels, including A House for Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, and In a Free State, which won the Booker has also written several nonfiction works based on his travels, including India: A Million Mutinies Now and Beyond Belief.

The first of V.S. Naipaul's 12 novels tells of one man's meteoric rise and hilarious metamorphosis from failed schoolteacher and struggling masseur to the most popular man in Trinidad.

3 out of 5 stars."The Nobel Prize winner's first great novel" (Barack Obama), 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 novels.

In his forty-six short years, Mr. Mohun Biswas has been fighting against destiny to achieve some semblance of independence, only to face a lifetime of calamity. My personal favorite is “ A house for Mr. Biswas”. This is not a drama or an adventure; it is the story of one man’s life and his struggle in quest of respect and success.

This book is really for a very mature audience, for people who have experie.