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A House for Mr. Biswas by  V. S Naipaul - Paperback - First Edition; Seventh Printing - 1992 - from E Ridge fine Books (SKU: 4290)

A House for Mr. Biswas

A House for Mr. Biswas by  V. S Naipaul - Paperback - First Edition; Seventh Printing - 1992 - from E Ridge fine Books (SKU: 4290)

A House for Mr. Biswas

by Naipaul, V. S

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ISBN 10
0140186042
ISBN 13
9780140186048
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New Zealand: Penguin Books. Fine. 1992. First Edition; Seventh Printing. Softcover. 0140186042 . In FINE condition. This book can be seen as the struggle of a man not naturally rebellious, but in whom rebellion is inspired by the forces of ritual, myth and custom. It is a work of great comic power qualified with firm and unsentimental compassion. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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V.S. Naipaul’s A House for Mr. Biswas tells the story of Mohun Biswas, an Indo-Trinidadian, who struggles as he yearns for a place he can call home following the death of his father. Homeless and loveless, he wanders from place to place, from one type of work to another, with every small success matched by a humiliation. A House for Mr. Biswas is primarily a sharply drawn look at life that uses postcolonial perspectives to view a vanished colonial world. The novel—Naipaul's first work to achieve acclaim worldwide— is ranked 72nd on Modern Library’s “100 Best” English-language novels of the 20th century, won the Nobel Prize in Literature, and is listed in TIME’s “100 Best Novels” (since 1923).

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Bookseller
E Ridge fine Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
4290
Title
A House for Mr. Biswas
Author
Naipaul, V. S
Format/Binding
Softcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition; Seventh Printing
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0140186042
ISBN 13
9780140186048
Publisher
Penguin Books
Place of Publication
New Zealand
Date Published
1992
Keywords
Fiction
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction: Mysteries/Thrillers & General;

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