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Beyond Belief

Islamic Excursions among the Converted Peoples

Beyond Belief( )
Author: Naipaul, V. S.
Series title:Vintage International Ser.
ISBN:978-0-375-70648-6
Publication Date:Dec 1999
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

"Brilliant. . . . A powerfully observed, stylistically elegant exploration." --The New York Times A New York Times Notable Book of the Year "The book's strength lies in Naipaul's extraordinary ability as a storyteller to draw striking portraits of a cross section of individuals."--The Boston Globe Fourteen years after the publication of his landmark travel narrative Among the Believers, V. S. Naipaul returned to the...
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Book Details
Pages:432
Detailed Subjects: Travel / Asia / General
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Religion / Islam / General
Religion / Religion, Politics & State
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.2 x 8 x 0.92 Inches
Book Weight:0.88 Pounds
Author Biography
Naipaul, V. S. (Author)
Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul was born of Indian ancestry in Chaguanas, Trinidad on August 17, 1932. He was educated at University College, Oxford and lived in Great Britain since 1950. From 1954 to 1956, he edited a radio program on literature for the British Broadcasting Corporation's Caribbean Service.

His first novel, The Mystic Masseur, was published in 1957. His other novels included A House for Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, Guerrillas, and Half a Life. In a Free State won the Booker Prize in 1971. He started writing nonfiction in the 1960s. His first nonfiction book, The Middle Passage, was published in 1962. His other nonfiction works included An Area of Darkness, Among the Believers, Beyond Belief, and A Turn in the South. He was knighted in 1990 and received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001. He died on August 11, 2018 at the age of 85.

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