Model: EN0626
ISBN: 0330487159
Authors: NAIPAUL, V.S.
Publishers: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD.
Price: $2,720.00JMD
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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 12 September, 2011.
Reviews

A moving and beautiful novel of the transformation of rural England. Taking its title from the strangely frozen picture by surrealist painter Giorgio de Chirico, the Enigma of Arrival is the story of a young Indian from the Crown Colony of Trinidad who arrives in post-imperial England and consciously, over many years, finds himself as a writer. As he does so, he also observes the gradual but profound and permanent changes wrought on the English landscape by the march of "progress", as an old world is lost to the relentless drift of people and things over the face of the earth. But while this is a novel of dignity, compassion and candour it is also, perhaps surprisingly, a work of celebration.