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The Resource A house for Mr. Biswas, V.S. Naipaul

A house for Mr. Biswas, V.S. Naipaul

Label
A house for Mr. Biswas
Title
A house for Mr. Biswas
Statement of responsibility
V.S. Naipaul
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Summary
This is the story of Mohun Biswas, an Indo-Trinidadian who continually strives for success and mostly fails, who marries into the Tulsi family only to find himself dominated by it, and who finally sets the goal of owning his own house. Drawing some elements from the life of the author's father, the work is primarily a sharply drawn look at life that uses postcolonial perspectives to view a vanished colonial world.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
046801
Cataloging source
HCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-2018
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Naipaul, V. S.
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9272.9.N32
LC item number
H6 1984
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • East Indians
  • Married men
  • Middle-aged men
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Home (Concept)
  • Family relationships
  • Trinidad and Tobago
Target audience
adult
Label
A house for Mr. Biswas, V.S. Naipaul
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Extent
589 pages
Isbn
9780679444589
Lccn
84040016
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 00003136530
  • 62161
Label
A house for Mr. Biswas, V.S. Naipaul
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Extent
589 pages
Isbn
9780679444589
Lccn
84040016
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 00003136530
  • 62161

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