The Enigma of Arrival
The story of a writer's singular journey—from one place to another, from the British colony of Trinidad to the ancient countryside of England, and from one state of mind to another—this is perhaps Naipaul's most autobiographical work. Yet it is also woven through with remarkable invention to make it a rich and complex novel.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Myckyee - LibraryThing
Beautifully written, but a bit repetitive. Also a bit sad. Good book club book, you would have to be in the right mood to appreciate this book. Four stars for the writing. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - m.belljackson - LibraryThing
This seems both an ode to depression and death and may well be the first of the endless modern novels that insist on the right to include an indelible image of cruelty to animals. Will men never end their hideous cruelties? Will writers never end their need to horrify us? Read full review
THE CEREMONY OF FAREWELL
By VS Naipaul