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An Area Of Darkness

By Naipaul, V S




V.S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad in 1932. He went to England on a scholarship in 1950. After four years at Oxford he began to write, and since then he has followed no other profession. He is the author of more than twenty books of fiction and nonfiction and the recipient of numerous honors, including the Nobel Prize in 2001, the Booker Prize in 1971, and a knighthood for services to literature in 1990. He lives in Wiltshire, England.


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An Area of Darkness

Naipaul, V S

London: Andre Deutsch, 1964. A first edition, first printing published by Andre Deutsch in 1964. A near fine book without inscriptions SIGNED on the title page without dedication by the Author. Some spotting to the top edge. In a very good+ unclipped wrapper with some rubbing to the spine and two repairs to the corners to two closed tears. Very rare signed.

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An Area of Darkness

Naipaul, V.S.

Andre Deutsch, 1964 Published in London by Andre Deutsch in 1964. "First Published 1964" stated on the copyright page. Book fine. DJ very good, price-clipped.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

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An Area of Darkness.

NAIPAUL, V. S.

London: Andre Deutsch,, 1964. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine gilt, top edge black. With the dust jacket. Top edge a little dusty. An excellent, fresh copy in a jacket that is lightly rubbed along the edges with a few tiny nicks. First edition, first impression.

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$213.38

An Area of Darkness

Naipaul, V. S.

The Macmillan Company, 1965 Published in New York by The Macmillan Company in 1965. First edition. Copyright page states "FIRST AMERICAN EDITION." Book near fine, with very slight wear at spine ends, very slight fading along topmost and bottommost edges of boards and spine. DJ near fine, with very slight nicking at spine ends, slim tiny crease at top corners of flaps, slight sun-fading along top and bottom of flaps and back, and top and bottom edges inside DJ. DJ price reads "$5.95.". First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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An Area of Darkness

V. S. Naipaul

Peter Smith Publisher, 1991-02. Hardcover. Good.

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AN AREA OF DARKNESS.

Naipaul, V.S.

NY: MACMILLAN.. Fine. 1965. First Edition. Cloth. First American Edition. Close to fine in a like dj. (Small soil spot on fore edge. Couple tiny edge nicks in dj. Crease at bottom edge of rear dj. flap) .

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AREA OF DARKNESS

Naipaul, V.S.

LONDON: ANDRE NEUTSCH. 1964. 1ST EDITION. REINFORCED TAPING, SHELF WEAR TO BOOK AND DJ, VERY SLIGHT FOXING, CORNERS BUMPED, O/W VG IN DJ .

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AREA OF DARKNESS

Naipaul, V.S.

LONDON: ANDRE NEUTSCH. 1964. 1ST EDITION. REINFORCED TAPING, SHELF WEAR TO BOOK AND DJ, VERY SLIGHT FOXING, CORNERS BUMPED, O/W VG IN DJ .

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An Area Of Darkness

Naipaul, V.S.

New York: Macmillan, 1965. Bound in the publishers original chocolate brown cloth boards with contrasting caramel title lettering to spine. This is the First American Edition. The 281 pages remain in crisp, fresh condition with no inscriptions and are squarely bound. Binding is fine with no blemishes or marks. Double matching endpapers portaying maps of India and the region to front and rear of book. Top edge of pages are dyed an attractive ginger colour. Housed in the distinctive dustwrapper with publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Dustwrapper is in fine condition with excellent colour tone. Protected in a removable, archival sleeve to preserve its condition. A lovely copy throughout. The photograph supplied is a picture of the book and dustwrapper and we are happy to send more images on request. All books packed and mailed in purpose made book boxes to ensure maximum protection during transit.. First Edition. Fine/Fine.

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An Area Of Darkness

V. S. Naipaul

Macmillan, 1965 Book. Very Fine. Hardcover. F. Cloth. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very fine copy in a fine jacket 1/4 close tear on front copy. Author's great book about India. Sharp bright copy..

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AN AREA OF DARKNESS.

Naipaul, V. S.

(London):: Andre Deutsch. (1964).. First edition. Near fine in about very good dust jacket with rubbing down center of spine and at flap folds, small nicks, light soiling and a few small closed tears (one with tape repair on verso). .

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An Area of Darkness

Naipaul, V. S.

Picador. PAPERBACK. 0330487167 Brand new book.Buy with confidence. Money Back Guarantee.Expedite Shipping Available. International shipment available. . New.

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An Area of Darkness

NAIPAUL, V.S.

New York: Macmillan, 1965. Fine/Fine. First American edition. Very slight fading to the edges of the boards still a fine copy in fine dustwrapper.

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AN AREA OF DARKNESS

NAIPAUL, V.S.

London: Andre Deutsch, 1964. Octavo, 281pp., top edge tinted (a little faded). Slight spine lean, clipped dustwrapper milldly soiled, extremities rubbed, chipped and with slight tears at edges/head and tail, loss minimal. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

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An Area of Darkness

NAIPAUL, V.S.

London: Andre Deutsch, 1964. Dustjacket is clipped with some edgewear, closed tears, and creasing.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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An Area of Darkness.

NAIPAUL, V.S.

NY: Macmillan, (1965).. First US edition.. 281 pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket with light wear to base of spine.

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An Area of Darkness

Naipaul, V.S

NY: Macmillan, 1964. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good Good. Dust jacket with light edgewear, chipping. Record # 107135

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An Area of Darkness

NAIPAUL,V.S.

New York: Macmillan, 1964. Naipaul's first book on India. Front flap of dj creased.. 1st U.S. Edition. Cloth. About Fine/Vg. 8 Vo.

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An Area of Darkness

Naipaul, V.S.

E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Penguin Group USA, 1975. Please email us if you would like further information or if you would like us to send you a picture of the book. Thanks for looking!. BY THE AUTHOR. Mass Market Paperback. Good +. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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An Area of Darkness

V S NAIPAUL

PAN MACMILLAN U.K. New.

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An Area Of Darkness

V.S. Naipaul

New York: Macmillan, 1965. First American edition. Hardcover. Fine/very good. 8vo, 281 pages, brown cloth, map endpapers, top edge stained orange-brown; inch tear at top of fold of front flap, both flaps creased. The son of Indian parents, Naipaul visits his ancestral nation, and reports on it in this, the first volume in his India trilogy: this one was promptly banned in India for its unflattering comments. He notes that India had rejected Mahatma Gandhi by making him a saint !

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An Area of Darkness

Naipaul, V.S.

Andre Deutsch, 1965. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket. , 600grams, ISBN:

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An Area Of Darkness

Naipaul, V.S.

New York: MacMillan, 1965, 1965. Book. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good +, One Tear Dj. First Edition. Small brown area on first page of text caused by a leather bookmark..

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An Area of Darkness

Naipaul, V. S

New York, NY: Macmillan Co., 1965. First Edition First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/As New. Size=6"x8.5. Endmap. (full book description) Macmillan Co., New York, NY, 1965. 1st Ed. (U.S.) 1st Printing, VG+/Fine-, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=6"x8.5", 281pgs. Endmap. 1/8" DJ tear top fore-edge, DJ front flap creased at fore-edge, owner name embossment on front endpaper, Half Title Page, small ink date stamp, numbers (3) inside rear endpaper, o.w. clean, bright & tight. Price unclipped. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!

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An Area of Darkness

Naipaul, V, S.

Penguin Books, 1964. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has soft covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. , 350grams, ISBN:

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An Area of Darkness

Naipaul, V. S.

London: Reprint Society, 1966. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. small 8vo. A beautiful with very minimal wear..

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An Area of Darkness

Naipaul, V. S.

New York: Macmillan, 1965 First Printing of the stated First American Edition. Book in fine condition; dust jacket with mild edge wear, inside flaps creased, else fine.

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Area of Darkness

V. S. Naipaul

Penguin Books, 1992-07-01. 2. Paperback. Used:Good.

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An area of darkness

NAIPAUL, V.S

Reprint Society. Used - Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.

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An Area of Darkness

NAIPAUL, V.S.

New York: Macmillan, 1965. Near Fine/Very Good. First American edition. Faint stains to the front free end, gift inscription on the half-title, else near fine in very good, price-clipped dustwrapper with some creasing to the front inside flap, a few small nicks and short tears and some creasing to the edges.

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An Area of Darkness

NAIPAUL, V.S.

New York: Macmillan, 1965. Near Fine/Very Good. First American edition. Faint stain to the bottom of the spine, else near fine in very good dustwrapper with a two inch chip an a short tear to the bottom of the front panel, faint sticker shadow and light wear to the spine, and light soiling and a short tear to the rear panel.

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Area of Darkness, An

Naipaul, V.S.

NY: Macmillan, 1965. 1st US. Hardcover. Very Good Good. previous owner's book plate on half-title. Dust-jacket worn, chipped Record # 177861

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An Area of Darkness

Naipaul, V.S

(London): Picador; (1995) First printing of this reissue, a title in the Picador Travel Classics series. Very good+ in a near fine dust jacket. A few tiny spots of soiling on the page edges. The black unlaminated jacket has very slight edgewear. Originally published in 1964, this is a semi-autobiographical account of a year Naipaul spent in India.. First Thus. Hard Cover.

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The Music School

John Updike

Knopf. 1966. First edition. Near Fine book in a Very Good dust jacket. Appears to be a 3rd state, with "The king..." on page 46.

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An Area of Darkness

V S NAIPAUL

PAN MACMILLAN U.K. New. Very good condition

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An Area Of Darkness

Naipaul, V. S

New York. 1965. Macmillan. 1st American Edition. Slight Trace Of A Water Stain On Front & Rear Boards, Otherwise Very Good In Slightly Worn Dustjacket With Wrinkled Flaps. . hardcover. Jacket design by Janet Halverson . ISBN: . inventory # 1115. FROM THE PUBLISHER - A dazzling illumination, full of passionate love and compassionate anger, written by a man with an Indian heart and a Western mind-this is V. S. Naipaul’s record of his sojourn in the land of his fathers, to which, Trinidad-born, he came as a stranger. His book is naked, heartrending, profound. It explores, probes, reveals. Throughout, Naipaul’s intense perceptions sweep the reader into the turmoil and fabulous richness of the length and breadth of India. For this superb book is a challenge to India-an exposé and an appeal. Here is the land of poverty and stubborn filth, of conscientious degradation. Here are people of arrogant humility and lyrical sweetness. Here is the society that insists that to try to rise above one’s caste station is not only hubris but bad taste; that to taint one’s wealth with social awareness is an insult to the gods who made one rich. This book takes the reader from Bombay to Kashmir, from Delhi to Madras to Calcutta. With Naipaul as guide, the reader participates in scenes of anguish and wild comedy that he would have missed alone. He stands by as an American girl searching for mystic revelation discovers terrifying passion. He observes the India that has rejected Gandhi by making him a saint. ‘It is,’ Naipaul writes, ‘as if in England Florence Nightingale [had been] honoured by statues . her name on every lip; and the hospitals had remained as she had described them.’ What Naipaul sees, in its infinite variety of sense and experience, is spellbinding and extraordinary. But what he feels about this subcontinent-the aftermath of Empire; the tensions within the society-is the miracle of this book. Not only does it involve the reader in an India he has never before been allowed to experience-a turbulent area of darkness-but it compels him to look at the whole vastness of the non-Western world with new, awe-struck eyes.

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Area of Darkness

Naipaul, V. S.

Penguin Books. PAPERBACK. 0140028951 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Thank you for supporting our small, family-owned business! . New.

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An Area of Darkness: Unki Nazar Me Bharat

V.S. Naipaul

Penguin Books India, 42078. Paperback. New. Brand new Fast delivery

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Area of Darkness

Naipaul, V. S.

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AN AREA OF DARKNESS

Naipaul, V. S.

London, UK: Andre Deutsch, 1965. 281 pp., black boards w/ gold lettering; Dust jacket in clear archival cover; Book shows bottom corners of borads mildly bumped w/ dent to top edge of rear board; name & address stamp plus gift notation to front endpaper; Jacket shows edgewear, esp. to ends of spine & ends of flap folds; creased tear to top edge of front panel; inked cross to rear panel; 1/4" tear w/ small chip to bottom edge of rear panel; bottom corner of front flap price-clipped w/ small price label / "An experience of India." ". . . an extraordinary and disturbing experience which only a writer so masterly as V. S. Naipaul could convey." / . Third Impression. Hard Cover. Good to Very Good/Good. Illus. by Patricia Davey (jacket design). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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An Area of Darkness

V S NAIPAUL

PAN MACMILLAN U.K. PAPERBACK. New . New Book. Shipped via DHL/FEDEX with tracking ID.

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An Area Of Darkness

Naipaul, V.S.

The Macmillan Company, 1965-01-01. Hardcover. Good. BPC Estate:E. T. Kidd Dust Jacket is in a removable, clear plastic (Brodart) protector, shows minor wear and tear, creasing and tanning. Pages are tanned and clean, text and pictures are intact and unmarred. This is a collectible item.Dust Jacket is in a removable, clear plastic (Brodart) protector, shows minor wear and tear, creasing and tanning. Pages are tanned and clean, text and pictures are intact and unmarred.First Edition.

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AN AREA OF DARKNESS

Naipaul, V. S.

NY: Macmillan. VG/VG. 1965. First American Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. DJ has some closed tears, and previous owner name on ffep. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 281 pages; 2015 .

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An Area of Darkness : Bharat Unki Nazar Se

NAIPAUL, V.S.

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An Area of Darkness : Bharat Unki Nazar Se

NAIPAUL, V.S.

PENGUIN BOOKS INDIA. PAPERBACK. 0143414909 *LIKE NEW* Ships Same Day or Next! . Fine.

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An Area of Darkness

Naipaul, V.S

London: Reprint Society. 1964. pp 288, orig boards, v.g. in good d.j. Reprint. Boards.

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An Area of Darkness : Bharat Unki Nazar Se

V.S. NAIPAUL

PENGUIN BOOKS INDIA. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

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An Area of Darkness

Naipaul, V. S.

New York, New York, U.S.A.: The Macmillan Co. , 1965. Very Good, Hardback, No Dust Jacket, underlining, First American Edition, 281 pages, India Travel . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket.

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An Area of Darkness: A Discovery of India (Paperback)

V S Naipaul

Random House USA Inc, United States. Paperback. New. NEW BOOK

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An Area of Darkness: A Discovery of India

Naipaul, V.S.

Vintage. PAPERBACK. 0375708359 Special order direct from the distributor . New.

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