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ISBN: 0330455982 / ISBN-13: 9780330455985

The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V.S. Naipaul

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French offers the first authoritative biography of V.S. Naipaul, the controversial Nobel laureate. Informed by exclusive access to Naipaul's private ... Show synopsis

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  • The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V.S. Naipaul (Picador USA) – Trade paperback (2008)
    by Patrick French

    The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V.S. Naipaul

    Trade paperback, Picador USA
    2008
    English
    555 pages

    ISBN: 0330455982
    ISBN-13: 9780330455985

    Writing with unique access to his memories and his private papers, and with great love for his formidable body of work, Patrick French brings us unique and often surprising insights into the most enigmatic and compelling literary figure of the last fifty years.Beginning in rich and evocative detail in Trinidad, where V. S. Naipaul was born into an East Indian family, he examines their early privations, Naipaul's first recollections, his life in the house on Luis Street, and his talent and fierce ambition at school, which ... Show more

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