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  • V S Naipaul
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  • 04 January 2020
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read ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ V S Naipaul V S Naipaul ↠ 3 free read characters A Bend In The River (Picador) Set in an unnamed African country V S Naipaul s A Bend in the River is narrated by Salim a young man from an Indian family of traders long resident on the coast He believes The world is what it is men who are nothing who allow themselves to become nothing have no A Bend in the River starts in the childhood of Salim our narrator He is an African of Indian origin living on Africa s east coast except this part of the continent can t really be described as Africa AFRICA WAS MY HOME had been the home of my family for centuries But we came from the east coast and that made the difference The coast was not truly African It was an Arab Indian Persian Portuguese place and we who lived there were really people of the Indian Ocean When civil unrest threatens Salim heads into the interior to take up a business opportunity offered by a family friend This is a shop selling bits of everything in a town beside a river in an unnamed central African country Salim s town is at the heart of both country and continent but in an irony characteristic of the book seems very much a marginalised place Despite the town s central location in terms of the river it lies right at the end of navigation as far up stream as a boat can reach The east coast might be not truly African but Salim s town in the middle is not truly African either It s a peripheral place with a turbulent population riven by all kinds of allegiances This situation is reflected in the real world Think of the great cities of America for example and you ll see that the top two New York Los Angeles are ports on the coast where there is the greatest interchange with other places America s geographical centre is in rural Kansas close to the town of Lebanon with a population of just over 200Pondering on the book after I d finished it I thought about a line in a Lindisfarne song about another town by a river The fog on the Tyne is all mine There s a passage in A Bend in the River involving river mist In the darkness of river and forest you could be sure only of what you could see and even on a moonlight night you couldn t see much When you made a noise dipped a paddle in the water you heard yourself as though you were another person The river and the forest were like presences and much powerful than you You felt unprotected an intruder In the daylight though the colours could be very pale and ghostly with the heat mist at times suggesting a colder climate you could imagine the town being rebuilt and spreading The town is little than a fleeting daydream People think they own the fog but the fog belongs to no one or it belongs to everyone if you wish to look at things from a warmer perspective Admittedly a warmer perspective is not very evident in A Bend in the RiverPerhaps a warmer perspective comes from the sense that finishing the book people might not be so uick to differentiate insiders from outsiders people who belong from those who don t With the centre in the same place as the periphery with home presented as such a nebulous concept we might ironically become welcoming and tolerant Les Contes de Beedle le Barde really be described as Africa AFRICA WAS MY HOME had been the home of my family for centuries But we came from the east coast and that made the difference The coast was not truly African It was an Arab Indian Persian Portuguese place and we who lived there were Harry Potter: La Collection Complète (1-7) really people of the Indian Ocean When civil unrest threatens Salim heads into the interior to take up a business opportunity offered by a family friend This is a shop selling bits of everything in a town beside a Storm and Fury (The Harbinger Series, 1) river in an unnamed central African country Salim s town is at the heart of both country and continent but in an irony characteristic of the book seems very much a marginalised place Despite the town s central location in terms of the Harry Potter et les Reliques de la Mort river it lies Enola Holmes: The Case of the Missing Marquess (An Enola Holmes Mystery) reach The east coast might be not truly African but Salim s town in the middle is not truly African either It s a peripheral place with a turbulent population Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince riven by all kinds of allegiances This situation is Walt Disney's Peter Pan (Disney Classic) (Little Golden Book) reflected in the Livre enfant anglais: La surprise de Lilly. 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read ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ V S Naipaul V S Naipaul ↠ 3 free read characters A Bend In The River (Picador) St colonial Africa at the time of Independence a scene of chaos violent change warring tribes ignorance isolation and poverty And from this rich landscape emerges one of the author s most potent works a truly moving story of historical upheaval and social breakdo Highs and lows of post colonial AfricaWritten from the prospective of an ethnically Indian man raised and living in an unnamed African country in the 1970sSome disturbing passages other confusing implied areas Le Cirque rich landscape emerges one of the author s most potent works a truly moving story of historical upheaval and social breakdo Highs and lows of post colonial AfricaWritten from the prospective of an ethnically Indian man J'observe avec Babar. Le Cirque, tome 5 raised and living in an unnamed African country in the 1970sSome disturbing passages other confusing implied areas

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read ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ V S Naipaul V S Naipaul ↠ 3 free read characters A Bend In The River (Picador) Place in it So he has taken the initiative left the coast acuired his own shop in a small growing city in the continent s remote interior and is selling sundries little than this and that really to the natives This spot this bend in the riveris a microcosm of po I loved the literary talent here but didn t really like any of the characters I hesitate to comment on the opinions of those who have lived through this history but there is a bit of the Irish expat hating Ireland in it Also the casual violence towards women and contempt for the slaves is disconcerting having said which the language is gorgeous It s that classic does the artist have to be admirable to make great art uandary