Shiva Naipaul was the brother of V. S. Naipaul and author of Firefles and The Chip-Chip Gatherers. Fireflies, his first novel, published in 1970 and longlisted for the 'Lost Man Booker Award' in 2010, is set in Naipaul's native Trinidad. It includes a new foreword by Amit Chaudhuri. The Khojas are Trinidad's most venerated Hindu family. Rigidly orthodox, presiding over acres of ill-kept sugarcane and hoards of jewellery enthusiastically guarded by old Mrs Khoja, they seem to have triumphed more by default than by anything ...

Fireflies 2012, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780141197234

Paperback

Select
Fireflies 1996, Penguin Books

ISBN-13: 9780140188240

Mass-market paperback

Select
Fireflies 1983, Penguin Books

ISBN-13: 9780140031508

Trade paperback

Select
Fireflies 1983, Hamish Hamilton Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780241110218

New edition

Hardcover

Select
Fireflies 1981, Longman, Harlow

ISBN-13: 9780582785380

Paperback

Select