A Way in the World. V. S. Naipaul.

A Way in the World

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. A Fine copy of the first edition, first printing (only slight pushing to the spine ends), in a Fine dust jacket; a collection of linked narratives Naipaul won the 2001 Nobel Prize in Literature and was praised by the Swedish Academy "for having united perceptive narrative and incorruptible scrutiny in works that compel us to see the presence of suppressed histories." Comparing Naipaul to Joseph Conrad, the Academy's Committee for the Literature Prize stated: "Naipaul is Conrad's heir as the annalist of the destinies of empires in the moral sense: what they do to human beings. His authority as a narrator is grounded in the memory of what others have forgotten, the history of the vanquished." A Fine copy. Fine / fine. Item #634

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