|By:||V. S. Naipaul|
|Award(s):||Nobel Prize in Literature (2001)|
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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...
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Slow start first half and then captivating!!
Dec 4th, 2016
Jun 9th, 2015
A Bend in the River appears on these lists...
83rd on 100 Best Novels by Modern Library
83rd on 100 Greatest Novels of All Time by The Guardian