Out on 02 May 2019

A Bend in the River

V. S. Naipaul

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02 May 2019
9781529014099
256 pages
Synopsis

A great novel of Africa from the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

Synopsis

A great novel of Africa from the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

‘Naipaul has fashioned a work of intense imaginative force. It is a haunting creation, rich with incident and human bafflement, played out in an immense detail of landscape rendered with a poignant brilliance.’ Elizabeth Hardwick

‘Always a master of fictional landscape, Naipaul here shows, in his variety of human examples and in his search for underlying social causes, a Tolstoyan spirit’ John Updike

Brilliant and terrifying

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