V.S. Naipaul - A Bend in the River (First Edition)

V.S. Naipaul - A Bend in the River (First Edition)

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V.S. Naipaul's story centres on Salim, an Indian Muslim merchant living in an unnamed post-colonial African country. Using entrepreneurial skill and strength of will, he sets up a shop in the isolated inland, but does not feel a sense of belonging. His status as an outsider enables Salim to observe and then narrate the world around him with a distinct separation. Naipaul writes of survival in perilous times, of social collapse and brutal history in a truly poignant way. This copy is a First edition, second printing and was published by André Deutsch in 1980.

Title: A Bend in the River

Author: V.S. Naipaul

Publisher: André Deutsch

Year Printed: 1980

Binding: Hardback

Condition: Good

Comments: As this is a vintage book, there is some damage to the spine, to the front cover and the back cover of the dust jacket. There is also an inscription on the first page and some staining to the pages. Book includes original dust jacket.


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