An Area of Darkness: His Discovery of India [Audiobook] download free by V. S. Naipaul

An Area of Darkness: His Discovery of India Audiobook download free by V. S. Naipaul
  • Listen audiobook: An Area of Darkness: His Discovery of India
  • Author: V. S. Naipaul
  • Release date: 2010/10/19
  • Publisher: PAN MACMILLAN
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9780330522830
  • Rating: 9.75 of 10
  • Votes: 867
  • Review by: Emmalynn Forrester
  • Review rating: 8.07 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/9
  • Duration: 3H44M32S in 256 kbps (60.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-17
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG4, FLAC, Shorten, WMA, WAV, MP3 (compression ZIP, RAR, TBZ, CBC, ACE, 7Z, CAB)
  • Total pages original book: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 32 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 23M49S (6.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: The first book in V. S. Naipaul's acclaimed Indian trilogy - with a preface by the author. An Area of Darkness is V. S. Naipaul's semi-autobiographical account - at once painful and hilarious, but always thoughtful and considered - of his first visit to India, the land of his forebears. He was twenty-nine years old; he stayed for a year. From the moment of his inauspicious arrival in Prohibition-dry Bombay, bearing whisky and cheap brandy, he experienced a cultural estrangement from the subcontinent. It became for him a land of myths, an area of darkness closing up behind him as he travelled . . . The experience was not a pleasant one, but the pain the author suffered was creative rather than numbing, and engendered a masterful work of literature that provides a revelation both of India and of himself: a displaced person who paradoxically possesses a stronger sense of place than almost anyone. `His narrative skill is spectacular. One returns with pleasure to the slow hand-in-hand revelations of both India and himself' The Times
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Guidebooks, Travel Writing, Memoirs
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.40 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x197x20mm
  • Weight: 219g
  • Printed by: PICADOR
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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