V.S. Naipaul

The Mystic Masseur

originally published:
London : Andre Deutsch

We offered this advance review copy of the first American edition in our Catalog 103.


  • Booker Prize(1971)
  • Nobel Prize for Literature(2001)
  • Burgess 99(1979)
  • First Book(1957)
  • Modern Library 100 Best Novels(072)
  • Modern Library 100 Best Novels(083)
  • Time Magazine 100 Novels(1961)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 8/17/1932
born as: Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul
nationality: Great Britain

Trinidadian novelist of Indian descent known for works that examine exile and alienation. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature
He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2001.