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Suffrage of Elvira

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Suffrage of Elvira Paperback – J by V.S. Naipaul (Author)Reviews: 9. The Suffrage of Elvira was the first Naipaul novel I acquired. Before long it also became the first Naipaul novel I would read when no copy of A House for Mr.

Biswas or A Bend in the River sought to come my way/5. To the Suffrage of Elvira, then. The story is a simple one, very charmingly told. "Pat" Harbans is a man on the verge of old age who, mainly to be in a position to benefit from public works contracts (roadworks)decides to stand as a candidate /5(6).

To the Suffrage of Elvira, then. The story is a simple one, very charmingly told. "Pat" Harbans is a man on the verge of old age who, mainly to be in a position to benefit from public works contracts (roadworks)decides to stand as a candidate /5(9).

To the Suffrage of Elvira, then. The story is Suffrage of Elvira book simple one, very charmingly told. "Pat" Harbans is a man on the verge of old age who, mainly to be in a position to benefit from public works /5(9). About the author () Born in Trinidad of Hindu parents, V.

Naipaul was educated at Oxford University and has lived in Great Britain since With an exile's sensibility, Naipaul's writing is concerned with both the West Indies of his childhood and his strong identification with India. Published in“The suffrage of Elvira” is second fiction novel by Sir V S Naipaul (after The Mystic Masseur) and is set in the colonial world of Trinidad.

The story revolves around election in the small town of Elvira portraying variety of characters, each eccentric in its own way but ruthlessly real and tells the story of the transition phase of Trinidad from British Rule to.

The Suffrage of Elvira, Naipaul’s second published novel, has been described as a comedy Suffrage of Elvira book nly, as the first chapter demonstrates, it is comic in tone.

On one hand, Naipaul is. The article focuses on the importance of the books "Miguel Street," "The Mystic Masseur" and "The Suffrage of Elvira," by V.S. Naipaul in establishing the dominant themes and techniques of his later fiction.

"Miguel Street" is in essence Naipaul's tribute to the Trinidad he left in   The suffrage of Elvira by V. Naipaul,A. Deutsch edition, in English - Russell by: 9.

Three Novels book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(8). The suffrage of Elvira by V.

Naipaul; 15 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Political fiction, Trinidadian and Tobagonian (English), Popular culture, Fiction, Fiction in. The Suffrage of Elvira, V S Naipaul, Alfred A Knopf,pp Naipaul's second novel again takes place in Trinidad.

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The suffrage of Elvira. [V S Naipaul] -- In this book, an old, comically timid and absent-minded man, Surujpat Harbans, runs for office, aided by superstition, bribes, and an aggressive campaign. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Genre/Form: Political fiction Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Naipaul, V.S.

(Vidiadhar Surajprasad), Suffrage of Elvira. New York: Vintage. The Suffrage of Elvira. Author: Naipaul, V. Title: The Suffrage of Elvira Publication: Andre Deutsch, Edition: First Edition. Description: First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. Published in London by Andre Deutsch in First Edition, indicated by statement "First Published " on copyright Rating: % positive.

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THREE NOVELS. The Mystic Masseur. The Suffrage of Elvira. Miguel Street. By V.S. Naipaul. pages. Alfred A. Knopf.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Naipaul, V.S. (Vidiadhar Surajprasad), Suffrage of Elvira. [London] A.

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Overall a good condition item. Paper. The Suffrage of Elvira: V.S. Naipaul: The Suffrage of Elvira: V.S. Naipaul: Paperback: pages: ISBN: In this book, an old, comically timid and absent-minded man, Surujpat Harbans, runs for office, aided by superstition, bribes, and an aggressive compaign.

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12 Issue 9, p A literary criticism of the novel "The Suffrage of Elvira" by V. S. Naipaul is presented. The novel tells the story of an election campaign in Trinidad and Tobago involving the Muslim and Hindu communities.

(includes The Suffrage of Elvira, A Flag on the Island and Mr. Stone and the Knights Companion) Written early in V. S. Naipaul's prolific career, these three works of fiction, two novels and a collection of stories, are ample evidence of his cosmopolitan reach and his seemingly effortless command of broad comedy and acute observation/5.