V.S. Naipaul

A Bend in the River

originally published:


We offered this copy of the first American edition in 2002.


  • Burgess 99(1979)
  • Modern Library 100 Best Novels(083)

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.