The prose is elegant and well written. Nice to read about these unknown countries and how culture influences you. Naipaul is a great reporter and analyst of character.Published on June 5, 2012 by Shailesh
By revisiting the countries and the people he described in a previous book (`Among the Believers'), V.S. Naipaul sees the former believers going `beyond belief'. Read morePublished on February 24, 2010 by Luc REYNAERT
Again Naipaul visits the islamic states Indonesia, Iran, Pakistan and Malaysia, 14 years after his first journey about which he reported in his first book. Read morePublished on March 26, 2009 by Roman Nies
I noticed that the one-star reviews are by written by Muslims, meaning the book must be incisive and accurate. I'm buying it. Read morePublished on August 15, 2008 by Scaramanga
Here, the great traveler and cultural observer V.S. Naipaul travels to lands in which non-Arab peoples were historically converted to Islam. Read morePublished on August 2, 2005 by doomsdayer520
In my point of view, this book is a Classic.
First because its prose, its writing quality. Read more
V.S. Naipaul's personality portraits in Beyond Belief are not overtly discriminatory as some reviewers have claimed, but a subtle hubris and xenophobia does creep into the text. Read morePublished on December 28, 2004 by TC
I will break the mold and give this book 2.5 stars! I read Beyond Belief two years ago, and recently, I read two of Naipaul's other books, Among the Believers and India: A Wounded... Read morePublished on November 12, 2003 by "ihatestupidshows"
Beyond Belief � V.S. Naipaul
Eqbal Ahmad, Interviewed by David Barsamian
V.S. Naipaul was born of Indian ancestry in Trinidad in 1932 and emigrated to England in 1950,... Read more