New PDF release: A Writer's People

By V. S. Naipaul

ISBN-10: 0375407383

ISBN-13: 9780375407383

ISBN-10: 0375707298

ISBN-13: 9780375707292

ISBN-10: 1433213931

ISBN-13: 9781433213939

V. S. Naipaul has constantly confronted the demanding situations of "fitting one civilization to another." In A Writer's People, he is taking us into this strategy of inventive and highbrow assimilation, which has formed either his writing and his life.

Naipaul discusses the writers to whom he was once uncovered early on—Derek Walcott, Gustave Flaubert, and his father, between them—and his first encounters with literary tradition. He illuminates the ways that the writings of Gandhi, Nehru, and different Indian writers either display and hide the authors themselves and their kingdom. And he brings an analogous scrutiny to endure on his personal lifestyles: his early years in Trinidad; the empty areas in his relatives heritage; his ever-evolving reactions to the extra advanced India he might come across for the 1st time at age thirty.

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