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V. S. Naipaul

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    • A House for Mr. Biswas

    • By: V.S. Naipaul
    • Narrated by: Sam Dastor
    • Length: 21 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87

    Born into poverty, then trapped in the shackles of charity and gratitude, Mr. Biswas longs for a house he can call his own....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Charming prose. Lovely book.

    • By Saman on 12-11-17

    Regular price: $38.49

    • A Bend in the River

    • By: V.S. Naipaul
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 409
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 238
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 246

    In this incandescent novel, V.S. Naipaul takes us deeply into the life of one man, an Indian who, uprooted by the bloody tides of Third World history....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful, insightful, troubling

    • By Lawrence on 01-15-05

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Enigma of Arrival

    • By: V. S. Naipaul
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The story of a writer's singular journey - from one place to another, from the British colony of Trinidad to the ancient countryside of England, and from one state of mind to another - is perhaps Naipaul's most autobiographical work....

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Guerrillas

    • By: V. S. Naipaul
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Written in the politically turbulent 1970s, Guerrillas takes aim at the sacred cows and myths of revolutionaries and at flaws in Marxist and revolutionary ideology - at the idea that one can predict or manipulate how the "revolution" will turn out....

    Regular price: $24.47

    • In a Free State

    • By: V. S. Naipaul
    • Narrated by: Vikas Adam, Neil Shah, Simon Vance
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    On a road trip through Africa, two English people - Bobby, a civil servant with a guilty appetite for African boys; and Linda, a supercilious "compound wife" - are driving back to their enclave....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Magical Prose …

    • By Saman on 07-19-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Miguel Street

    • By: V. S. Naipaul
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Set during World War II and narrated by an unnamed - but precociously observant - neighborhood boy, Miguel Street is a work of mercurial mood shifts, by turns sweetly melancholy and anarchically funny. It overflows with life on every page....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Needs a Trini narrator

    • By Simone D. on 10-06-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Magic Seeds

    • By: V.S. Naipaul
    • Narrated by: Aasif Mandvi
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Nobel Prize-winner V. S. Naipaul, one of the world's most acclaimed authors, effortlessly tackles provocative ideas and always leaves his audience with something to think about....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Read Half a Life first

    • By Alison on 02-22-05

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Half a Life

    • A Novel
    • By: V. S. Naipaul
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    In a narrative that moves with dreamlike swiftness from India to England to Africa, Nobel Laureate V. S. Naipaul has produced his finest novel to date, a bleakly resonant study of the fraudulent bargains that make up an identity....

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Mimic Men

    • By: V. S. Naipaul
    • Narrated by: Sam Dastor
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Former government minister Ralph Singh is the perpetual outsider: displaced, disillusioned, and now living in exile....

    Regular price: $41.99

    • A Way in the World

    • A Novel
    • By: V. S. Naipaul
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    In a vastly innovative novel, Nobel Prize-winner V. S. Naipaul intertwines memory and history to create what is at once an autobiography and an ambitious fictional archaeology of colonialism....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • ugh!

    • By Norman Johnson on 09-16-18

    Regular price: $24.47

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