“When Naipaul talks, we listen.”
—The Atlantic Monthly
Praise for Half a Life:
“Naipaul is a master of English prose and the prose of Half a Life is as clean and cold as a knife.”
—J. M. Coetzee, winner of the Nobel Prize
“Here, sentence by sentence, is the consummate craftsmanship, the perception, the precision, the style.”
—The Globe and Mail
From the Hardcover edition.