Order of V.S. Naipaul Books
Sir V.S. Naipaul is a Trinidadian-British author of novels, travel literature and essays. He has written comic novels set in Trinidad and Tobago as well as bleaker novels and autobiographical works. Naipaul’s family originated in Nepal, moved to India, then to Trinidad (where he was born). He moved to London in 1954. Naipaul was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001 and knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1989.
V.S. Naipaul made his debut as a published author in 1957 with the novel The Mystic Masseur. Below is a list of V.S. Naipaul’s books in order of when they were originally released:
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
Publication Order of Short Story Collections
Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books
Publication Order of Omnibus Books
|The Perfect Tenants / The Mourners||(1977)|
|Three Novels: The Mystic Masseur, the Suffrage of Elvira, Micuel Street||(1982)|
|The Mystic Masseur / Miguel Street||(2003)|
Note: Sir Vidia’s Shadow was written with Paul Theroux.
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V.S. Naipaul Synopsis: Miguel Street is a standalone novel by V.S. Naipaul. To the residents of Miguel Street, a derelict corner in the capital of Trinidad, their neighbourhood is a complete world, where everybody is quite different from everybody else. There’s Popo the carpenter, who neglects his livelihood to build “the thing without a name;” Man-man, who goes from running for public office to staging his own crucifixion; Big Foot, the dreaded bully with glass tear ducts; and the lovely Mrs. Hereira, in thrall to her monstrous husband.