Collected Short Fiction (Everyman's Library (Alfred a. Knopf Inc. )) by Vs Naipaul buy used Used & Rare price $6.78 new from$7.99 shop with confidence SPECIAL SHIPPING CONSIDERATIONS FOR USED & RARE ITEMS. Please see the special considerations for shipping Used & Rare items, including extended delivery times, possible import duties & taxes. Delivered in 3-5 weeks Publisher: Everyman's Library Condition: The following ISBNs are associated with this title: ISBN - 10:0307594025 ISBN - 13:9780307594020 Seller Comments: [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ] [ Edition: First ] Publisher: Everyman's Library Pub Date: 4/12/2011 Binding: Hardcover Pages: 440. From the Publisher For the first time: the Nobel Prize winner’s stunning short fiction collected in one volume, with an introduction by the author.Over the course of his distinguished career, V. S. Naipaul has written a remarkable array of short fiction that moves from Trinidad to London to Africa. Here are the stories from his Somerset Maugham Award–winning Miguel Street, in which he takes us into a derelict corner of Trinidad’s capital to meet, among others, Man-Man, who goes from running for public office to staging his own crucifixion. The tales in A Flag on the Island, meanwhile, roam from a Chinese bakery in Trinidad to a rooming house in London. And in the celebrated title story from the Booker Prize– winning In a Free State, an English couple traveling in an unnamed African country discover, under a veneer of civilization, a landscape of squalor and ethnic bloodletting.No writer has rendered our postcolonial world more acutely or prophetically than V. S. Naipaul, or given its upheavals such a hauntingly human face.