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The mimic men / V.S. Naipaul.

By: Naipaul, V. S. (Vidiadhar Surajprasad), 1932-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Picador, 2011Edition: 1st Vintage International ed.Description: ix, 274 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780330522922 (pbk.) .Subject(s): British -- Caribbean Area -- Fiction | London (England) -- FictionDDC classification: 823.914 NAI Online resources: Table of contents Summary: Born of Indian heritage, raised in the British-dependent Caribbean island of Isabella, and educated in England, forty-year-old Ralph Singh has spent a lifetime struggling against the torment of cultural displacement. Now in exile from his native country, he has taken up residence in a London suburb, where he is writing his memoirs. His memories lead him to recognize the cultural paradoxes and tainted fantasies of his colonial childhood and later life: his attempts to fit in at school, his short-lived marriage to an ostentatious white woman.
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Born of Indian heritage, raised in the British-dependent Caribbean island of Isabella, and educated in England, forty-year-old Ralph Singh has spent a lifetime struggling against the torment of cultural displacement. Now in exile from his native country, he has taken up residence in a London suburb, where he is writing his memoirs. His memories lead him to recognize the cultural paradoxes and tainted fantasies of his colonial childhood and later life: his attempts to fit in at school, his short-lived marriage to an ostentatious white woman.

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