Fiction V.S. Naipaul The Enigma of Arrival

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The Enigma of Arrival

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A Trinidadian writer comes to England to live and adjust to a new culture and the physical world around him

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"An elegant memoir, a subtly incisive self-reckoning." — Washington Post Book World

"Far and away the most curious novel I've read in a long time, and maybe the most hypnotic book I've ever read." — St. Petersburg Times

"The conclusion is both heart-breaking and bracing: the only antidote to destruction — of dreams, of reality — is remembering. As eloquently as anyone now writing, Naipaul remembers." — Time

"V.S. Naipaul is a man who can inspire readers to follow him through the Slough of Despond and beyond… Like a computer game [this book] leads the reader on by a series of clues, nearer and nearer to an understanding of the man and the writer. Few memoirs can claim as much." — Newsday

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raphical novel of a journey from the British colony of Trinidad to the ancient countryside of England.

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