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The Resource A house for Mr. Biswas, V.S. Naipaul

A house for Mr. Biswas, V.S. Naipaul

Label
A house for Mr. Biswas
Title
A house for Mr. Biswas
Statement of responsibility
V.S. Naipaul
Title variation
House for Mister Biswas
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the story of Mohun Biswas, an Indo-Trinidadian who continually strives for success and mostly fails, who marries into the Tulsi family only to find himself dominated by it, and who finally sets the goal of owning his own house. Drawing some elements from the life of the author's father, the work is primarily a sharply drawn look at life that uses postcolonial perspectives to view a vanished colonial world.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
046801
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Naipaul, V. S.
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • East Indians
  • Middle aged men
  • Home ownership
  • Homeowners
  • Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago)
Target audience
adult
Label
A house for Mr. Biswas, V.S. Naipaul
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm45283004
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
564 p.
Isbn
9780375707162
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00049056
System control number
(Sirsi) ADE-2173
Label
A house for Mr. Biswas, V.S. Naipaul
Publication
Control code
ocm45283004
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
564 p.
Isbn
9780375707162
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00049056
System control number
(Sirsi) ADE-2173

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