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A Bend in the River (1979)
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Published Reviews
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    Books in Brief (Review)
    A Bend in the River, by V.S. Naipaul
    1. A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul
    The Saturday Review, June 9, 1979, p. 63
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    Another tide of world history (Review)
    A Bend in the River, by V.S. Naipaul
    1. A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul
    Commonweal, May 23, 1980, pp. 317-318
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    Bankruptcy and Revolt (Review)
    A Bend in the River, by V.S. Naipaul
    1. A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul
    The New York Review of Books, May 31, 1979, pp. 6-9
  4. Books
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    Un Pe Pourrie (Review)
    A Bend in the River, by V.S. Naipaul
    1. A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul
    The New Yorker, May 21, 1979, pp. 141-143
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    Naipaul's Losers (Review)
    A Bend in the River, by V.S. Naipaul
    1. A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul
    The Harpers Monthly, January 1980, pp. 69-75
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    Late into the World (Review)
    A Bend in the River, by V.S. Naipaul
    1. A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul
    The New Statesman, September 28, 1979, p. 464
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    News from Nowhere (Review)
    A Bend in the River, by V.S. Naipaul
    1. A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul
    The Nation, June 30, 1979, pp. 791-792
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    "En Route" (2 Reviews)
    North of South, by Shiva Naipaul
    1. North of South by Shiva Naipaul
    2. A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul
    The New Republic, June 9, 1979, pp. 38-39
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    Heart of Darkness (2 Reviews)
    A Bend in the River, by V.S. Naipaul
    1. A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul
    2. North of South by Shiva Naipaul
    National Review, September 28, 1979, pp. 1241-1242
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    Political Literariness (2 Reviews)
    A Bend in the River, by V.S. Naipaul
    1. A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul
    2. Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut
    Chronicles, January 1980, pp. 14-15
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    Paperbacks (4 Reviews)
    A Bend in the River, by V.S. Naipaul
    1. A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul
    2. Decadence: The Strange Life of an Epithet by Richard Gilman
    3. The Culture of Narcissism by Christopher Lasch
    4. The Merchants of Grain by Dan Morgan
    The New Republic, August 30, 1980, pp. 39-42
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    The Fire-Monster (5 Reviews)
    Darkness Visible, by William Golding
    1. Darkness Visible by William Golding
    2. The Twyborn Affair by Patrick White
    3. The Pornographer by John McGahern
    4. The Year of the French by Thomas Flanagan
    5. A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul
    Encounter, January 1980, pp. 57-63
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    Recent Books on International Relations (8 Reviews)
    Africa
    1. Soweto: Black Revolt, White Reaction by John S. Kane-Berman
    2. White Man, We Want to Talk to You by Denis Herbstein
    3. The Trade Union Movement in Africa by Wogu Ananaba
    4. Southern Africa: The Continuing Crisis by Gwendolen Carter and Patrick O'Meara
    5. Intervention in Uganda by Colonel Gad W. Toko
    6. Socialism in Sub-Saharan Africa by Carl G. Rosberg and Thomas M. Callaghy
    7. A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul
    8. The Coup by John Updike
    Foreign Affairs, Fall 1979, pp. 205-206
  14. Reviews
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    Fiction Chronicle (13 Reviews)
    Passenger, by Thomas Keneally
    1. Passenger by Thomas Keneally
    2. Tieta by Jorge Amado
    3. Kiss of the Spider Woman by Manuel Puig
    4. Strange Things Happen Here by Luisa Valenzuela
    5. Territorial Rights by Muriel Spark
    6. Lady on the Burning Deck by Catherine Heath
    7. A Mixture of Frailties by Robertson Davies
    8. A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul
    9. Silence by Shusaku Endo
    10. Correction by Thomas Bernhard
    11. Sleepless Nights by Elizabeth Hardwick
    12. The Tree House Confessions by James McConkey
    13. Good As Gold by Joseph Heller
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1979, pp. 572-584