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A House for Mr Biswas

A House for Mr Biswas

Publisher : Pan Macmillan
SKU: 9781529077193
R 250,00
From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, A House for Mr Biswas is V. S. Naipaul's best-loved novel.
CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF PICADOR BOOKS 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. 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. Part of the Picador Collection, a new series showcasing the best of modern literature.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781529077193
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Contributor By (author) V. S. Naipaul
Publication Date 2022-02-17
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 640
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 197 X 132 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 448
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CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF PICADOR BOOKS 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. 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. Part of the Picador Collection, a new series showcasing the best of modern literature.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781529077193
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Contributor By (author) V. S. Naipaul
Publication Date 2022-02-17
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 640
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 197 X 132 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 448
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