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Writer and the World

Essays

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Kurzbeschreibung

Spanning four decades and four continents, this magisterial volume brings together the essential shorter works of reflection and reportage by our most sensitive, literate, and undeceivable observer of the post-colonial world. In its pages V. S. Naipaul trains his relentless moral intelligence on societies from India to the United States and sees how each deals with the challenges of modernity and the seductions of both the real and mythical past.Whether he is writing about a string of racial murders in Trinidad; the mad, corrupt reign of Mobutu in Zaire; Argentina under the generals; or Dallas during the 1984 Republican Convention, Naipaul combines intellectual playfulness with sorrow, indignation, and analysis so far-reaching that it approaches prophecy. The Writer and the World reminds us that he is in a class by himself.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Details

Titel: Writer and the World
Autoren/Herausgeber: V.S. Naipaul

ISBN/EAN: 9780307561299

Seitenzahl: 544
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

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