V.S. Naipaul

A House for Mr. Biswas

originally published:



  • Modern Library 100 Best Novels(072)
  • 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.