this new novel, "Half a Life," shows us that Naipaul's absorption in how he came to be a writer is still fresh. -- Michael Gorra, "New York Times Book Review " "A troubling novel, genuinely moving . Wir verwenden Cookies und ähnliche Tools, um Ihr Einkaufserlebnis zu verbessern, um unsere Dienste anzubieten, um zu verstehen, wie die Kunden unsere Dienste nutzen, damit wir Verbesserungen vornehmen können, und um Werbung anzuzeigen. It deftly combines Dickensian delight in character with politicaland social observation . . Um die Gesamtbewertung der Sterne und die prozentuale Aufschlüsselung nach Sternen zu berechnen, verwenden wir keinen einfachen Durchschnitt. . the scenes of social encounters are brilliant, set against the twilight of colonial rule . . . Naipaul has produced the most complex and demanding body of work of any post-war British writer . Bitte versuchen Sie es erneut. But it is Willy’s first experience of love that might bring him the fulfillment he so desperately seeks. Willie soon realises that his colonial background allows him to write short stories for well-meaning white liberals. . . . It deftly combines Dickensian delight in character with political and social observation . I enjoy V S Naipaul's writing and this book did not ... Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 1. . "Naipaul is a master of English prose, and the prose of Half a Life is as clean and cold as a knife." He is drawn to England and the immigrant community of post war London, its dingy West End clubs, and sexual encounters, and even to the eccentric milieu of the English writer. He has published more than twenty books of fiction and non-fiction, including. His vain efforts to discover his sexual side takes a major part of the second half of … Half a Life by V. S. Naipaul In Half a Life we are introduced to the compelling figure of Willie Chandran. September 2001, MacMillan; First Edition Edition (21. The novel is set in India, Africa and Europe (London, Berlin and Portugal). . Buchbestellungen liefern wir versandkostenfrei. " . . He pursued no other profession. Captures in miniature the exceptional trajectory of Naipaul’s oeuvre-the figure of the father, the life of the writer, and, finally, an enquiry into the origins of the colonial landscape itself." . Bücher bei Weltbild.de: Jetzt Half a Life von Vidiadhar S. Naipaul versandkostenfrei online kaufen bei Weltbild.de, Ihrem Bücher-Spezialisten! A masterpiece of implicitness .