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Guerrillas

Author: V S Naipaul
Publisher: London : Deutsch, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Set on a troubled Caribbean island – where Asians, Africans, Americans and former British colonials co-exist in a state of suppressed hysteria – Guerrillas is a novel of colonialism and revolution. A white man arrives with his mistress, an Englishwoman influenced by fantasies of native power and sexuality, unaware of the consequences of her actions. Together with a leader of the ‘revolution’, they act out a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Naipaul, V. S. (Vidiadhar Surajprasad), 1932-
Guerrillas.
London : Deutsch, 1975
(OCoLC)1019734996
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: V S Naipaul
ISBN: 0233967028 9780233967028 0394498984 9780394498980
OCLC Number: 1709113
Description: 253 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: V.S. Naipaul.

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"Set on a troubled Caribbean island – where Asians, Africans, Americans and former British colonials co-exist in a state of suppressed hysteria – Guerrillas is a novel of colonialism and revolution. A white man arrives with his mistress, an Englishwoman influenced by fantasies of native power and sexuality, unaware of the consequences of her actions. Together with a leader of the ‘revolution’, they act out a gripping drama of death, sexual violence and spiritual impotence. Guerrillas depicts a convulsion in public life, and ends in private violence." --Publisher.

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