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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 1 month 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 1 month ago by Alan Langley
Good book detailing the life of someone who traveled in both spheres!Published 6 months ago by Sops
Naipaul opens the book with a symbolic quote, "The world is what it is; men who are nothing, who allow themselves to become nothing, have no place in it. Read morePublished 7 months ago by LinkedInSecrets - Author of LinkedIn Secrets Revealed...
the author weaves a remarkable story that brings life in the late 70's "real and alive" , this is not a " in your face " Amin book but shows how this evil man... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Arthur T Jones
I skipped over most of the chapters... I couldn't get into this. It was an assigned reading for class and I wasn't a fan.Published 10 months ago by Toshia
But the writer of "A Bend in the River" does not pretend to be an African. He does not even pretend to understand Africans. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Wong Hing