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This is the story of a brilliant youth who grows up on the Caribbean island Isabella. The island is a hotbed of racial strife involving Whites, Blacks, mixed Caribs, and Indians,... Read morePublished on November 23, 2012 by Suzanne
I am a confirmed Naipaul fan, but I was not overly impressed with the "Mimic Men". There seems to be 3 separate themes here that are better expressed in other novels by Naipaul. Read morePublished on October 12, 2009 by Butterfly Man
One of the most boring and unattractive books I have ever read. What an unfortunate idea to give a running commentary on the events rather than let the reader enjoy the events... Read morePublished on December 21, 2003
This was the first book I read by V.S. Naipaul, and it is by far my favorite of his so far. Although I did not initially think that a book dealing with the post-colonial struggle... Read morePublished on September 22, 2003 by C. Lu
Nobel-prize winning Naipaul has written in The Mimic Men a wonderful discourse on the post-colonial search for indentity. Read morePublished on March 30, 2003 by "plattypus"