A Bend in the River

Thursday, August 30, 2007

river.gifBy VS Naipaul

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. (Description from barnesandnoble.com) Call number: Browsing Naipaul

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