Naipaul’s Book of the World

Hilary Mantel has contributed over forty reviews and works of fiction to The New York Review since 1989. The following is an extract from “Naipaul’s Book of the World,” a review of V.S. Naipaul’s The Writer and the World. It appeared in the October 24, 2002, issue and may be read in full at www.nybooks.com/50/Mantel.

The following is an extract from “Naipaul’s Book of the World,” a review of V.S. Naipaul’s The Writer and the World.

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