Synopses & Reviews
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.
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.
From the Trade Paperback edition.