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The Resource Half a life : a novel, V.S. Naipaul

Half a life : a novel, V.S. Naipaul

Label
Half a life : a novel
Title
Half a life
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
V.S. Naipaul
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Willie Chandran flees the heritage of his mixed class birth in India for the bohemian life of a writer in 1950s London. He falls in love with a woman and returns with her to Africa, living through the last days of colonialism
Member of
Summary
The story of Willy Chandran, who moves from India to the immigrant community of post-war London, seeking something that will set him apart. Then his wife leads him to her home, a province of Portuguese Africa, a country whose inhabitants are all living out the last days of colonialism.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
065939
Cataloging source
BKL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Naipaul, V. S.
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Vintage book
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  • Caste
  • Caste
  • Caste
Target audience
adult
Label
Half a life : a novel, V.S. Naipaul
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm50821933
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
211 pages
Isbn
9780375707285
Lccn
2001033730
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)50821933
Label
Half a life : a novel, V.S. Naipaul
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm50821933
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
211 pages
Isbn
9780375707285
Lccn
2001033730
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)50821933

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