First Edition of the Everman’s Library of A House For Mr. Biswas; Signed by V.S. Naipaul

  • A House For Mr. Biswas

A House For Mr. Biswas


Item Number: 2188

New York: Everyman's Library/ Knopf, 1995.

First edition of the Everyman’s Library of the author’s most well-known work. Octavo, original red cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by V.S. Naipaul on the title page.

"For sheer abundance of talent there can hardly be a writer alive who surpasses V.S. Naipaul. Whatever we may want in a novelist is to be found in his books: an almost Conradian gift for tensing a story, a serious involvement with human issues, a supple English prose, a hard-edged wit, a personal vision of things...[He is] the world's writer, a master of language and perception" (The New York Times Book Review). Listed on both Modern Library and Time's 100 great novels of the twentieth century.

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