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A house for Mr. Biswas

V. S. Naipaul

A house for Mr. Biswas

by V. S. Naipaul

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Published by A. Deutsch, 1964. in London .
Written in English


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StatementV.S. Naipaul.. --
The Physical Object
Pagination531 p. ;
Number of Pages531
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18809915M

  A House for Mr Biswas is Nobel Prize in Literature winner V. S. Naipaul's unforgettable masterpiece. Heart-rending and darkly comic, it has been hailed as one of the twentieth century's finest novels, a classic that evokes a man's quest for autonomy against the backdrop of post-colonial Trinidad/5(K).   "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/5(30).

A House For Mr Biswas, V.S. Naipaul, Andre Deutsch, , First Edition, First Impression, Ex-Library Listed as one of the most influential novels by BBC News on 5th November and the author's first work to achieve worldwide acclaim. "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/5(10).

The book that turned the gentle satirist of the Caribbean into a major literary figure, in a hardcover edition with an introduction by Karl Miller. His birth ill-omened, his life dominated by fitful, comic struggles and resentful truces with those to whom he is obligated, Mr. Mohun Biswas of Trinidad, toward the end of his forty-sixth year on earth, triumphantly purchases his own house and 3/5(2). A House for Mr. Biswas chronicles the unsettled life and death of Mohun Biswas, who is born into a poor Indian family in rural Trinidad. It is divided into two parts, framed by a prologue and an.


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