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V. S. Naipaul

Landeg White

V. S. Naipaul

a critical introduction

by Landeg White

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Published by Barnes & Noble Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies
    • Subjects:
    • Naipaul, V. S. 1932- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • West Indies -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementLandeg White.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9272.9.N32 Z97 1975b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination217 p. ;
      Number of Pages217
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5248711M
      ISBN 100064976173
      LC Control Number75321026
      OCLC/WorldCa1584822


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