The Resource A house for Mr. Biswas, V.S. Naipaul ; with an introduction by Karl Miller

A house for Mr. Biswas, V.S. Naipaul ; with an introduction by Karl Miller

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A house for Mr. Biswas
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A house for Mr. Biswas
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V.S. Naipaul ; with an introduction by Karl Miller
Title variation
House for Mister Biswas
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eng
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Title
A house for Mr. Biswas
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Summary
This is the story of Mohun Biswas, an Indo-Trinidadian who continually strives for success and mostly fails, who marries into the Tulsi family only to find himself dominated by it, and who finally sets the goal of owning his own house. Drawing some elements from the life of the author's father, the work is primarily a sharply drawn look at life that uses postcolonial perspectives to view a vanished colonial world.
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046801
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9272.9.N32
LC item number
H6 1995
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Series statement
Everyman's library
Series volume
213
Target audience
adult
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V.S. Naipaul
A house for Mr. Biswas, V.S. Naipaul ; with an introduction by Karl Miller
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A house for Mr. Biswas, V.S. Naipaul ; with an introduction by Karl Miller
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxv)
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
xxxi, 564 p.
Isbn
9780679444589
Lccn
96121747
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780679444589
  • (OCoLC)33826411

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