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A Bend in the River

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Post-colonial Africa is dissected with pitiless lucidity in this disturbing novel about an outsider, the young Indian trader, Salim, who has moved from the coastal settlement where he grew up to an unnamed country in the African interior (largely based on the Democratic Republic of Congo), settling on that very bend in the river where Conrad had set his Heart of Darkness some seventy years before. Salim enters a ghost town, once a flourishing European outpost, which is fast returning to the bush. A new dictator 'the Big Man ...

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A Bend in the River
2019, Everyman's Library

ISBN-13: 9781101908198

Hardcover

A Bend in the River
2019, Everyman's Library, London

ISBN-13: 9781841593913

Hardcover

A Bend in the River
2019, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9781529014099

Mass-market paperback

A Bend in the River
2012, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9781470847999

Audiobook CD

A Bend in the River
2011, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9780330522991

Mass-market paperback

A Bend in the River
2004, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9780786128174

Audiobook cassette

A Bend in the River
2004, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9780786184484

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Audiobook CD

A Bend in the River
2004, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9780786184583

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A Bend in the River
2002, Vintage Books Canada

ISBN-13: 9780676975130

Trade paperback

A Bend in the River
1999, Thorndike Press, Thorndike, ME

ISBN-13: 9780783886169

Large type / large print

Hardcover

A Bend in the River
1997, Modern Library, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679602675

Revised edition

Hardcover

A Bend in the River
1992, Peter Smith Publisher

ISBN-13: 9780844666310

Hardcover

A Bend in the River
1989, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679722021

Trade paperback

A Bend in the River
1989, Turtleback Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780613171076

Turtleback School & Library edition

Hardcover

A Bend in the River
1980, Vintage Books USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394743141

Trade paperback

A Bend in the River
1980, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140052589

New edition

Mass-market paperback

A Bend in the River
1979, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394505732

Hardcover

Bend in the River
1979, HarperCollins Distribution Services

ISBN-13: 9780233971407

Hardcover

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