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The Writer and the World: Essays

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During forty years of travel, V. S. Naipaul has created a wide-ranging body of work, an exceptional and sustained meditation on our world. Now his finest pieces of reflection and reportage - many of which have been unavailable for some time - are collected in one volume. With an abiding faith in modernity balanced by a sense of wonder about the past, Naipaul has explored an astonishing variety of societies and peoples through the prism of his experience. Whether writing about Indian mutinies and despair, Mobutu's mad reign ...

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The Writer and the World: Essays
2011, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9780330523691

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The Writer and the World: Essays
2003, Vintage, New York

ISBN-13: 9780375707308

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The Writer and the World Essays
2003, Vintage Books Canada

ISBN-13: 9780676975208

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The Writer and the World: Essays
2002, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375407390

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