A Way in the World

A Way in the World

A Novel

Audiobook CD - 2018
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Spanning continents and centuries and defying literary categories, this novel tells intersecting stories whose protagonists include the disgraced and half-demented Sir Walter Raleigh who seeks El Dorado in the New World; the nineteenth-century insurgent Francisco Miranda, who becomes entangled in his own fantasies and borrowed ideas; and the doomed Blair, a present-day Caribbean revolutionary stranded in East Africa. Among these presences is a narrator who bears a telling resemblance to Naipaul himself: a Trinidadian writer of Indian ancestry and English residence boldly trying to come to terms with the mystery and transience that is his inheritance.
Publisher: [Ashland, Oregon] :, Blackstone Publishing,, [2018]
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781538554975
1538554976
Characteristics: 10 audio discs (11 hr., 40 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,rda
Additional Contributors: Vance, Simon - Narrator

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A fictional history of colonialism presents stories whose protagonists range from the disgraced Sir Walter Raleigh to the foppish nineteenth-century revolutionary Francisco Miranda.


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