|By:||V. S. Naipaul|
|Award(s):||Nobel Prize in Literature (2001)|
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The early masterpiece of V. S. Naipaul’s brilliant career, A House for Mr. Biswas is an unforgettable story inspired by Naipaul's father that has been hailed as one of the twentieth century's finest novels. In his forty-six short years, Mr. Mohun Biswas has been fighting against destiny to achieve some semblance of independence, only to face a lifetime of calamity. Shuttled from one residence...
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This was haunting....I was, however, underwhelmed. I had a very hard time getting into this book....it was well worth the effort but I expected more.
Feb 20th, 2018
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