A Bend in the River

Product Number: EB00171464
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307776587
Publisher: Vintage
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Description

In the "brilliant novel" (The New York Times) V.S. Naipaul takes us deeply into the life of one man-an Indian who, uprooted by the bloody tides of Third World history, has come to live in an isolated town at the bend of a great river in a newly independent African nation. Naipaul gives us the most convincing and disturbing vision yet of what happens in a place caught between the dangerously alluring modern world and its own tenacious past and traditions.

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Author(s): V.S. Naipaul
Awards:1979-Fiction-Shortlist-Man Booker Prize
Original Publish Date: Oct 20, 2010

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