The Resource A house for mr. biswas : A Novel., V.S Naipaul, (electronic resource)

A house for mr. biswas : A Novel., V.S Naipaul, (electronic resource)

Label
A house for mr. biswas : A Novel.
Title
A house for mr. biswas
Title remainder
A Novel.
Statement of responsibility
V.S Naipaul
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The early masterpiece of V. S. Naipaul's brilliant career, A House for Mr. Biswas is an unforgettable story inspired by Naipaul's father that has been hailed as one of the twentieth century's finest novels.In his forty-six short years, Mr. Mohun Biswas has been fighting against destiny to achieve some semblance of independence, only to face a lifetime of calamity. Shuttled from one residence to another after the drowning death of his father, for which he is inadvertently responsible, Mr. Biswas yearns for a place he can call home. But when he marries into the domineering Tulsi family on whom he indignantly becomes dependent, Mr. Biswas embarks on an arduous–and endless–struggle to weaken their hold over him and purchase a house of his own. A heartrending, dark comedy of manners, A House for Mr. Biswas masterfully evokes a man's quest for autonomy against an emblematic post-colonial canvas
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TEFOD
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Literary form
fiction
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Vintage International
A house for mr. biswas : A Novel., V.S Naipaul, (electronic resource)
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A house for mr. biswas : A Novel., V.S Naipaul, (electronic resource)
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Content category
text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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ODN0000468665
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Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780307776556
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B8B0E882-7530-4141-B1A1-7C1A92052E37

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