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The Enigma of Arrival

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The story of a writer's singular journey—from one place to another, from the British colony of Trinidad to the ancient countryside of England, and from one state of mind to another—this is perhaps Naipaul's most autobiographical work. Yet it is also woven through with remarkable invention to make it a rich and complex novel.

Synopsis:

The autobiographical novel of a journey from the British colony of Trinidad to the ancient countryside of England.

About the Author

V. S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad in 1932. He has published more than 20 books of fiction and nonfiction, including A House for Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, The Enigma of Arrival and An Area of Darkness. He lives in Wiltshire, England. He was knighted in 1990 and received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780394757605
Author:
Naipaul, V. S.
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Naipaul, V. S.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
England
Subject:
Immigrants
Subject:
Trinidadians -- England -- Fiction.
Subject:
Trinidadians
Subject:
England Fiction.
Subject:
City and town life -- Fiction.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
[13]
Publication Date:
19880431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
7.99x5.19x.71 in. .66 lbs.

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