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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.95
A New York Times Notable Book Nobel laureate V. S. Naipaul?s impassioned and prescient travelogue of his journeys through his ancestral homeland, with a new preface by the author. Arising out of Naipaul?s lifelong obsession and passion for a country that is at once his and totally alien, India: A Million Mutinies Now relates the stories of... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2002; US$ 14.54
A penetrating survey of this tormented continent by one of the literary heavyweights of our age.In 1964 V.S. Naipaul published "An Area of Darkness", his semi-autobiographical account of a year in India. Two visits later, prompted by the Emergency of 1975, he came to write "India: A Wounded Civilisation", in which he casts a more analytical eye over... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2009; US$ 19.08
In 1950 a young man from Trinidad travelled to England to take up a place at Oxford University. Over the next four years letters passed back and forth between V S Naipaul and his family - particularly his beloved father Seepersad, but also his mother and siblings. The result is a fascinating chronicle of Naipaul's time at university; the love of writing... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2001; US$ 18.17
V.S. Naipaul's first novel - funny, endlessly inventive and brilliantly imagined. The Mystic Masseur traces the story of Ganesh who, at the beginning of the novel, is a struggling masseur when 'masseurs were ten a penny in Trinidad'. From failed primary school teacher and masseur to author, revered mystic and MBE, his is a journey memorable for... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2002; US$ 19.08
An astonishing piece of travel writing and a timely and insightful analysis of Islamic fundamentalism"Among the Believers" is V. S. Naipaul's classic account of his journeys through Iran, Pakistan, Malaysia and Indonesia; 'the believers' are the Muslims he met on those journeys, young men and women battling to regain the original purity of their faith... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2002; US$ 18.17
In a Free State' is set in Africa, in a place like Uganda or Rwanda, and its two main characters are English. They had once found liberation in Africa. But now Africa is no longer safe, and at a time of tribal conflict they have to make a long drive to the safety of their compound. At the end of this drive - the narrative tight, wonderfully constructed,... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2010; US$ 22.72
Much has changed since V.S. Naipaul's first trip to India and this fascinating account of his return journey focuses on India's development since independence. Taking an anti-clockwise journey around the metropolises of India - including Bombay, Madras, Calcutta, and Delhi - Naipaul offers a kaleidoscopic, layered travelogue, encompassing a wide collage... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2004; US$ 18.17
Willy Chandra - whom we first met in "Half a Life" - is a man who has allowed one identity after another to be thrust upon him. Now, in his early 40s, after a peripatetic life, he succumbs to the demanding encouragement of his sister - and his own listlessness - and joins an underground movement in India ostensibly devoted to unfettering the lower... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2007; US$ 18.17
Over the course of his astonishing 50-year career, V S Naipaul's writing has been characterised by a commitment to truth that gives his work a unique luminosity and brilliance. In 'A Writer's People', he brings unmatched clarity and rich experience to an exploration of the ways we think, see and feel. Naipaul writes about the classical world - what... more...