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Letters Between a Father and Son
Letters Between a Father and Son

Letters Between a Father and Son

by V S Naipaul

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Little, Brown and company


0316639885 - Year: 1999 - Pages: 333



V S Naipaul
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Author: V S Naipaul
Publisher: Little, Brown and company
Year: 1999
Language: English
Pages: 333
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0316639885


A rich, fine and moving book of letters between father and son in the history of literature.

In 1950, just before his eighteenth birthday, V S Naipaul left his native Trinidad for the first time - to take up an Island scholarship at University College, Oxford. In 1953, aged forty-seven, his father, a journalist with the Trinidad Guardian, died of a heart attack. Those three years saw an intense and intensely human, correspondence between father and son, marked by great mutual reliance and affection, and by a shared literary ambition.

It was a father's dream that his and his son's name might together appear on the title-page of a book.

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