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This is probably the best book ever written about post colonial Africa and the place for non Africans in it. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Wendy Harris
I really loved this book! I grew up in South Africa and Africa is still in my veins after having lived in Australia for 27 years. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Allan Kavnat
Much appreciated by someone who experienced much of what happened, somewhere in Central Africa - and not much has changed since the publication in many of these countries, except... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Aviva Ron
This is a political/economic/psychological account, up to Naipaul's excellent literary standards. After reading this, one understands the upheaval to native Africans following the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Polly Glott
an extremely interesting book ..Of a time since forgotten and seldom spoken ofPublished 4 months ago by Rita
This is probably THE novel of post-colonial Africa. Absolutely terrifying stuff. It's generally recognized as one of Naipaul's best, and this is a man who was given a Nobel Prize... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Mr. Kurt Tidmore
A Bend in the River is one of the great novels of the 20th century and one of Naipaul's best. The complexities of Africa and underdevelopment are described with wonderful... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Sheila Breen Urquidi
This is an unusual book with detailed characters and rather profound themes. Thought provoking, not only about life in Africa, but about the meaning of life in general. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Alan Langley
Good book detailing the life of someone who traveled in both spheres!Published 12 months ago by Sops