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A House for Mr. Biswas

Naipaul, V.S.

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ISBN 10: 039453400X / ISBN 13: 9780394534008
Published by Knopf, NY, 1983
Condition: Good Plus Hardcover
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Title: A House for Mr. Biswas

Publisher: Knopf, NY

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Quarter Cloth

Book Condition:Good Plus

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: Assume 1st.

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Owning a small portion of the Trinidad earth and a respectable house is the dream and the reality sustaining Mohun Biswas through a life of frustration and despair

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"Naipaul has constructed a marvelous prose epic that matches the best nineteenth-century novels for richness of comic insight and final, tragic power."–Newsweek

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