A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul, 1st/1st, 1979
London: Andre Deutsch, (1979). First edition. This is a near fine copy. The dust wrapper is lightly rubbed at the top edge and the top and tail of the spine. The spine is lightly soiled and the wrapper has been neatly price clipped. It was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1979. In 1998, the Modern Library ranked A Bend in the River no.83 on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century.