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A House for Mr Biswas

A House for Mr Biswas

Publisher : Pan Macmillan
SKU: 9781529013016
R 299,00
From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, A House for Mr Biswas is V. S. Naipaul's best-loved novel. With an introduction by writer Teju Cole.
One of BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World. Heart-rending and darkly comic, V. S. Naipaul's A House for Mr Biswas has been hailed as one of the twentieth century's finest novels, a classic that evokes a man's quest for autonomy against the backdrop of post-colonial Trinidad. Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library, a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket-sized classics with gold-foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition features an introduction by writer Teju Cole. Mr Biswas has been told since the day of his birth that misfortune will follow him - and so it has. Meaning only to avoid punishment, he causes the death of his father and the dissolution of his family. Wanting simply to flirt with a beautiful woman, he ends up marrying her. But in spite of endless setbacks, Mr Biswas is determined to achieve independence, and so he begins the gruelling struggle to buy a home of his own.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781529013016
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Contributor By (author) V. S. Naipaul
Publication Date 2020-08-20
Language English
Format Hardback
Pages 720
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 150 X 93 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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One of BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World. Heart-rending and darkly comic, V. S. Naipaul's A House for Mr Biswas has been hailed as one of the twentieth century's finest novels, a classic that evokes a man's quest for autonomy against the backdrop of post-colonial Trinidad. Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library, a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket-sized classics with gold-foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition features an introduction by writer Teju Cole. Mr Biswas has been told since the day of his birth that misfortune will follow him - and so it has. Meaning only to avoid punishment, he causes the death of his father and the dissolution of his family. Wanting simply to flirt with a beautiful woman, he ends up marrying her. But in spite of endless setbacks, Mr Biswas is determined to achieve independence, and so he begins the gruelling struggle to buy a home of his own.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781529013016
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Contributor By (author) V. S. Naipaul
Publication Date 2020-08-20
Language English
Format Hardback
Pages 720
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 150 X 93 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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