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A bend in the river

Author: V S Naipaul
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 1989, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : Vintage International edView all editions and formats
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First published in 1979, a Bend in the River is a 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 the old regime clashing inevitably with the new.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: V S Naipaul
ISBN: 0679722025 9780679722021
OCLC Number: 19757981
Description: 278 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: The Second Rebellion --
The New Domain --
The Big Man --
Battle.
Responsibility: V.S. Naipaul.

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First published in 1979, a Bend in the River is a 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 the old regime clashing inevitably with the new.

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