The Enigma of Arrival

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A moving and beautiful novel of the transformation of rural England. Taking its title from the strangely frozen picture by surrealist painter Giorgio de Chirico, the Enigma of Arrival is the story of a young Indian from the Crown Colony of Trinidad who arrives in post-imperial England and consciously, over many years, finds himself as a writer. As he does so, he also observes the gradual but profound and permanent changes wrought on the English landscape by the march of "progress", as an old world is lost to the relentless ...

The Enigma of Arrival 2002, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9780330487153

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The Enigma of Arrival 2002, Vintage Books Canada

ISBN-13: 9780676975161

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The Enigma of Arrival 1988, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394757605

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The Enigma of Arrival 1988, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140098860

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Enigma of Arrival 1987, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394509716

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