A House for Mr. Biswas (Hardcover)
Everyman's Library, 9780679444589, 508pp.
Publication Date: November 14, 1995
The book that turned the gentle satirist of the Caribbean into a major literary figure, this is the story of a man who, without a single asset, enters a life devoid of opportunity; his tumble-down house becomes a potent symbol of the search for identity in a postcolonial world. His most widely read novel.(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)
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Praise For A House for Mr. Biswas…
"Naipaul has constructed a marvelous prose epic that matches the best nineteenth-century novels for richness of comic insight and final, tragic power."–Newsweek