India: A Million Mutinies Now

India: A Million Mutinies Now

V.S. Naipaul


A New York occasions Notable Book

Nobel laureate V. S. Naipaul’s impassioned and prescient travelogue of his trips via his ancestral fatherland, with a brand new preface by way of the author.
 
Arising out of Naipaul’s lifelong obsession and fervour for a rustic that's immediately his and absolutely alien, India: 1000000 Mutinies Now relates the tales of the various humans he met touring there greater than fifty years in the past. He explores how they've been prompt through the innumerable frictions found in Indian society—the contradictions and compromises of non secular religion, the whim and chaos of random political forces. This publication represents Naipaul’s final observe on his place of birth, complementing his different India travelogues, An sector of Darkness and India: A Wounded Civilization.

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