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A house for Mr. Biswas.

V. S. Naipaul

A house for Mr. Biswas.

by V. S. Naipaul

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago),
  • Trinidad and Tobago
    • Subjects:
    • East Indians -- Trinidad and Tobago -- Fiction,
    • Middle-aged men -- Fiction,
    • Home ownership -- Fiction,
    • Homeowners -- Fiction,
    • Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.N155 Ho, PR9272.9.N32 Ho
      The Physical Object
      Pagination531 p.
      Number of Pages531
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5850859M
      LC Control Number62010904
      OCLC/WorldCa367756

        "The Nobel Prize winner's first great novel" (Barack Obama), A House for Mr. Biswas is an unforgettable story inspired by Naipaul's father that has been hailed as one of the twentieth century's finest novels. In his forty-six short years, Mr. Mohun Biswas has been fighting against destiny to achieve some semblance of independence, only to face a lifetime of calamity/5(31).   Mr Biswas is born into a family of ‘East Indian’ plantation labourers in rural, colonial Trinidad. The plot describes his search for a house of his own. The motif of the ‘house’ in the book stands for the sovereign ownership of space or territory: a .

        “A House for Mr. Biswas brings forth the crisis of identity formation.” Do you agree? Give a reasoned answer. The picture of the house is a focal, bringing together and coordinating similitude around which the life of Mr. Biswas rotates. Outlined in humane tones, for Mr. Biswas the house speaks to a quest for liberation from reliance. "The Nobel Prize winner's first great novel" (Barack Obama), A House for Mr. Biswas is an unforgettable story inspired by Naipaul's father that has been hailed as one of the twentieth century's finest novels. In his forty-six short years, Mr. Mohun Biswas has been fighting against destiny to achieve some semblance of independence, only to face a lifetime of calamity.

      A House for Mr. Biswas (Book): Naipaul, V. S. Born the "wrong way" and thrust into a world that greeted him with little more than a bad omen, Mr. Mohun Biswas has spent his forty-six years of life striving for independence. But his determined efforts have met only with calamity. Shuttled from one residence to another after the drowning of his father, for which he is inadvertently.   A House for Mr. Biswas NPR coverage of A House for Mr. Biswas by V. S. Naipaul. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.


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A House for Mr. Biswas was the fourth novel and first critical success of Nobel Laureate V. gained acclaim as #72 on Modern Library's list of best English-language novels of the 20th century, and it was featured on Time's list of Best English-language Novels from to The story is generally understood to be somewhat autobiographical in nature, with Mr.

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Mr Biswas was forty-six, and had four children. He had no money. His wife Shama had no money. On the house in Sikkim Street Mr Biswas owed, and had been owing for four years, three thousand dollars.Darkly comic, laden with irony, A House For Mr. Biswas moves at an often frustratingly slow pace.

For those unfamiliar with post-colonial Trinidad or Hinduism, this book will leave you with more questions than answers.

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