First Edition Of the Authors Third Novel: Signed By The Nobel Prize-Winning Author V.S. Naipaul
Item Number: 3544
London: Andre Deutsch, 1959.
First edition of Naipaul’s third novel. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by V.S. Naipaul on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with just a touch of wear to the crown. Jacket design by Stephen Russ.
"Miguel Street is the Bowery, the Tenderloin, and the Catfish Row of Trinidads Port of Spainits citizens a loony multitude whose knavery often rises from real kinship with pathos and tragedy. . . . Naipaul is at his best in these swift caricatures of human depravity" (San Francisco Chronicle).