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By Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul

ISBN-10: 0679444580

ISBN-13: 9780679444589

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He undid his red bundle and took out his astrological almanac, a sheaf of loose thick leaves, long and narrow, between boards. The leaves were brown with age and their musty smell was mixed with that of the red and ochre sandalwood paste that had been spattered on them. The pundit lifted a leaf, read a little, wet his forefinger on his tongue and lifted another leaf. At last he said, ‘First of all, the features of this unfortunate boy. He will have good teeth but they will be rather wide, and there will be spaces between them.

East Indians—Trinidad and Tobago—Fiction. 2. Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago)—Fiction. 3. Middle aged men—Fiction. 4. Home ownership—Fiction. 5. Homeowners—Fiction. I. Title: House for Mister Biswas. II. Title. 1 Contents Cover About the Author Other Books by This Author Title Page Copyright Prologue PART ONE 1. Pastoral 2. Before the Tulsis 3. The Tulsis 4. The Chase 5. Green Vale 6. A Departure PART TWO 1. ‘Amazing Scenes’ 2. The New Régime 3. The Shorthills Adventure 4. Among the Readers and Learners 5.

He lay in a coffin in the bedroom, dressed in his finest dhoti, jacket and turban, his beads around his neck and down his jacket. The coffin was strewed with marigolds which matched his turban. Pratap, the eldest son, did the last rites, walking round the coffin. ‘Photo now,’ Tara said. ‘Quick. Get them all together. ’ The men became interested and gave advice while the women wailed. ‘Take it outside. ’ ‘What do you know? You’ve never had your photo taken. Now, what I suggest –’ The photographer, of mixed Chinese, Negro and European blood, did not understand what was being said.

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