A House for Mr. Biswas

A House for Mr. Biswas

Book - 1983
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This novel tells the story of a man without a single asset who enters a life devoid of opportunity, and whose tumble-down house becomes a potent symbol of the search for identity in a postcolonial world.
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1983, c1969.
Edition: 1st Alfred A. Knopf ed.
ISBN: 9780375707162
0375707166
9780394534008
039453400X
Characteristics: xii, 481 p. ; 25 cm.
Alternative Title: House for Mister Biswas.
Summary: This novel tells the story of a man without a single asset who enters a life devoid of opportunity, and whose tumble-down house becomes a potent symbol of the search for identity in a postcolonial world.

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Jul 28, 2010

One of my all time favorite books. Mr. Biswas made my heart ache and my belly laugh

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