Find Your Next Favorite Book
Save up to $15
Our Money-Back Guarantee

The Suffrage of Elvira

by

In this book, an old, comically timid and absent-minded man, Surujpat Harbans, runs for office, aided by superstition, bribes, and an aggressive compaign. Hide synopsis

Find your copy

Buy it from  $0.99
Buy new from  $137.41
Collectible from  $199.95
Change currency

Reviews of The Suffrage of Elvira

Overall customer rating: 5.000
Ulrike

Fun

by Ulrike on Oct 2, 2009

This is one of Naipaul's early books describing the campaigning leading up to the first democratic elections in Trinidad. He has an incredible gift of observing and writing about people, their superstitions, interactions and as a result life including elections. It is a fun book but does not make fun of people. It is refreshingly human. It had been recommended to me by an English professor and I took it along on a recent trip for something light and fun. I was delighted with it and it helped pass the many hours in the airplane.

Read more...
Love it or hate it? Review it now

Discussions about The Suffrage of Elvira

Start a new discussion
  1. What's on your mind? Review post guidelines

Join Today!

Share your ideas with other community members

Create account

Already a member?

Log in now

Subjects related to The Suffrage of Elvira

Get $300 in coupons and other goodies. Sign up for newsletter No, thank you.

You're signed up (and we you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!