The Enigma of Arrival: A Novel in Five Sections
Taking its title from a picture by surrealist painter Giorgio de Chirico, this is the story of a young Indian from the Crown Colony of Trinidad, who arrives in post-imperial England. He observes the gradual but profound changes wrought on the English countryside by the march of progress.
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - EadieB - LibraryThing
I found Naipaul's writing to be fascinating and inspiring at the same time. This book starts out slow and there is not much happening but there is a lot of detailed description and you begin to ... Read full review