V.S. Naipaul Essays
A Man Out of Place: Finding a Home in The Enigma of Arrival
The Enigma of Arrival
In 1971, V.S. Naipaul told Ian Hamilton, "It took me a long time to see that I had no society to write about. I had to write differently. I had to look at the world afresh." Sixteen years later, he would publish The Enigma of Arrival, his most...
Understanding Freedom in A House for Mr. Biswas College
A House for Mr Biswas
A House for Mr. Biswas, written by V.S. Naipaul, is an epic that tells the story of Mohun Biswas, a poor boy believed to be a bad omen from birth, and his life in Trinidad. The life of Mr. Biswas is presented in the form of an epic, narrating his...