A way in the world : a novel

by V. S. Naipaul

Paper Book, 1994





New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1994.


Naipaul offers a personal choice of examples of Spanish and British imperial history in the Caribbean, including an imagined vision of Raleigh's last expedition and an introduction to Francisco de Miranda, a would-be liberator and precursor to Bol?ar.

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LibraryThing member kabouter
Partly autobiographical novel, with the inclusion of a couple of unwritten (or rather never before published stories). It gives us an insight in living in Trinidad and South America. The unwritten stories also seem to be based upon facts, so it has more the feel of a non-fiction book than a regular fiction novel. Probably not something I would have picked up myself, but as it won a major prize, I thought it needed checking out.… (more)


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