First published in 1988, Peter Hughes explores the work of V. S. Naipaul, and the interplay of fictional and non-fictional patters in what is his obsessive vision of human life. Hughes shows how Naipaul's narratives pair off histories and novels, travel-writing and psycho-biography, reinforcing one another and Naipaul's vision of 'a world undoing itself' - a world of disorder and fantasy. He includes a reading of Naipaul's texts, usually considered highly traditional, that shows their innovative side, and points out ways ...

V. S. Naipaul 2016, Routledge, London

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V. S. Naipaul 2014, Routledge, London

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V.S. Naipaul 1988, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415006545

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