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A Bend in the River

V.S. Naipaul

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ISBN 10: 0679602674 / ISBN 13: 9780679602675
Published by Modern Library, 1997
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New Book. 1997 Modern Library Edition, First Printing (Full Number Line). NOT a book club edition. NOT price-clipped ($16.50 price intact). Published by Modern Library, 1997. Gray cloth boards with bright gold stamped spine lettering. Book is new with a small black dot along top of pages; otherwise clean and unmarked. Tight, sharp corners, bright spine lettering. Dust jacket is new. No writing, highlighting, underlining, dog ears, etc. No rips or tears. Pages and boards crisp and straight. Spine un-broken with no spine lean. Book in un-read condition. Octavo. 416 pages. ISBN: 0-679-60267-4. 100% positive feedback. 30 day money back guarantee. NEXT DAY SHIPPING! Excellent customer service. Please email with any questions or if you would like a photo. All books packed carefully and ships with free delivery confirmation/tracking. All books come with free bookmarks. Ships from Sag Harbor, New York. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-17440411778

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Title: A Bend in the River

Publisher: Modern Library

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Edition: 1st Edition

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Book by V.S. Naipaul

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hed in 1979, A Bend in the River is a profound and richly observed novel of the politics and society of postcolonial Africa. Salim, a young Indian man, moves to a town on a bend in the river of a recently independent nation. As Salim strives to establish his business, he comes to be closely involved with the fluid and dangerous politics of the newly created state, the remnants of the old regime clashing inevitably with the new. "Naipaul's novels are about the struggle for existence in a world still colonial despite the breakup of the old Western empires," wrote Alfred Kazin.
   A Bend in the River is demonstration of V. S. Naipaul's status as one of the world's best novelists. The New York Times Book Review noted: "For sheer abundance of talent there can hardly be a writer alive who surpasses V. S. Naipaul." Elizabeth Hardwick, who has provided a
The Modern Library has played a significant role in American cultural life for the better part of a century. The s

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