At a bend in a Mexican river.

by George Miksch Sutton

Publisher: P.S. Eriksson in New York

Written in English
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  • Mexico.

Subjects:

  • Birds -- Mexico,
  • Natural history -- Mexico

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  Last Reviewed on J , by eNotes Editorial. Word Count: A Bend in the River is set in twentieth-century Africa in a country that is not named. It is the story of an Indian Muslim.   A Bend in the River Quotes. Shortlisted for Booker Prize Political fiction genre book. Read the best quotes of A Bend in the River. SW. Setting. I've corrected the ID of the country as Uganda, as I think Congo is a much more common interpretation. See, for instance: 1, 2, 3, or the reviewsDvyost , 19 July (UTC) People see what they want in this book, and it's kind of a Rorschach in that way, reflecting what history a particular person knows. Enough people have consistently noted similarities to Idi Amin. A Bend in the River is based on V. S. Naipaul’s observations during a visit to Zaire, a new African nation that had formerly been the Belgian Congo. In Zaire, Naipaul encountered several.

  by Joseph Parrott. Much like its eponymous waterway, V.S. Naipaul’s A Bend in the River meanders steadily through the dark reality of postcolonial Africa, alternately depicting minimalist beauty and frightening tension. Like Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, subtle prose reveals the timelessness of the continent’s remote corners alongside human corruptibility. Best Mexican Restaurants in Bend, Central Oregon: Find Tripadvisor traveler reviews of Bend Mexican restaurants and search by price, location, and more. In the "brilliant novel" (The New York Times) V.S. Naipaul takes us deeply into the life of one man—an Indian who, uprooted by the bloody tides of Third World history, has come to live in an isolated town at the bend of a great river in a newly independent African nation. Naipaul gives us the most convincing and disturbing vision yet of what happens in a place caught between the dangerously. In the "brilliant novel" (The New York Times) V.S. Naipaul takes us deeply into the life of one man—an Indian who, uprooted by the bloody tides of Third World history, has come to live in an isolated town at the bend of a great river in a newly independent African l gives us the most convincing and disturbing vision yet of what happens in a place caught between the dangerously.

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Publication date Topics Wilcox family. : At a Bend in a Mexican River. Sutton, George Miksch: New. A Bend in the River is a novel by Nobel laureate V. Naipaul. The novel, telling the story of Salim, a merchant in post-colonial midth century Africa, is one of Naipaul's best known works and was widely praised.

It was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in New York: Paul S. Eriksson. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated throughout with 17 black & white photographs of the area, people, and birds; 18 'Bird Portraits', black and white repr. At a Bend in a Mexican River by George Miksch Sutton,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by V.S. Naipaul. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

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At a Bend in a Mexican River. by Sutton, George Miksch () Hardcover: Sutton, George Miksch: Books - ews: 2. First published inA Bend in the River is a profound and richly observed novel of the politics and society of postcolonial Africa.

Salim, a young Indian man, moves to a town on a bend in the river of a recently independent nation. As Salim strives to establish his business, he comes to be closely involved with the fluid and dangerous politics of the newly created state, the remnants of.

A Bend in The River was shortlisted for the Booker prize but, perhaps because Naipaul had already won (in ) with In a Free State, he was passed over.

Politics has always hovered. A Bend in the River book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. September The battle of Stalingrad is in its second bloody month /5(1). Africa. Some time in the recent past, before so much of the continent became closed down or full of blood.

Somewhere in the interior, a rebellion-flattened town in a country that, like others in Africa, had had its troubles after independence. To this ghost town at the bend in the great river comes the narrator, Salim, an Indian from East Africa who has bought the town's makeshift general.

A Bend in the River [eBook] - V.S. Naipaul: Free eBook. In the "brilliant novel" (The New York Times) V.S. Naipaul takes us deeply into the life of one man—an Indian who, uprooted by the bloody tides of Third World history, has come to live in an isolated.

A Bend in the River, novel by V.S. Naipaul, published in Reminiscent of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, A Bend in the River chronicles both an internal journey and a physical trek into the heart of Africa as it explores the themes of personal exile and political and individual corruption.

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Books Events Subscriptions Vouchers Bookclubs. About Our Bookclubs Riverbend Readers The R Club Online Knits and Novels Classics Bookclub Teacher Librarians.On the surface, "A Bend in the River" emerges mostly as a web of caustic observation, less exciting than its predecessor, "Guerillas"; but it is a much better and deeper novel, for Naipaul has mastered the gift of creating an aura of psychic and moral tension even as, seemingly, very little happens.