Naipaul, Eno, Poison, Size, Unruliness

Poet Of The Displaced

Ian Buruma | New York Review Of Books | 13th August 2018

Sympathetic memoir of V.S. Naipaul. “Naipaul was our greatest poet of the half-baked and the displaced. It was the imaginary wholeness of civilizations that sometimes led him astray. He became too sympathetic to the Hindu nationalism that is now poisoning India politics, as if …

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