The book that first brought Naipaul worldwide acclaim, this richly comic novel tells the moving story of a man without a single asset who enters a life devoid of opportunity, and whose tumble-down house becomes a potent symbol of the search for identity in a postcolonial world.
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"Naipaul has constructed a marvelous prose epic that matches the best nineteenth-century novels for richness of comic insight and final, tragic power."-"Newsweek"Book Description:
A gripping masterpiece, hailed as one of the twentieth century's finest novels.
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Book Description 1992-11-26., 1992. Book Condition: New. Penguin Books Ltd. New edition. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 608pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1758492
Book Description Penguin Classics, 1995. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140186042
Book Description Penguin Classics, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140186042