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Mr Stone and the knights companion

by V. S. Naipaul

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • England -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementV.S. Naipaul.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9272.9.N32 M7 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination125 p. ;
      Number of Pages125
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2867020M
      ISBN 10039473226X
      LC Control Number84040547

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      (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. Joe Ledger: The Companion Book An 8 1/2 x 11, page must have for any and all Joe Ledger Fans!!! If they have to call in Joe Ledger and Echo Team then it’s already hit the fan! The Official Joe Ledger Companion takes you inside the mysterious and dangerous world of the DMS: Department of [ ].

      Offering a survey of the life and work of the Nobel Laureate forLiterature, V. S. Naipaul, Man and Writer introduces readers to thewriter widely viewed as a curmudgeonly novelist who finds specialsatisfaction in overturning the vogue presuppositions of his n Dooley takes an expansive look at Naipaul's literary career, fromMiguel Street to Magic Seeds.   But with the single exception of one early minor novel (''Mr. Stone and the Knights Companion''), he has not written a book with an English setting until his Author: Mel Gussow.


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Mr Stone and the Knights Companion is one of V.S. Naipaul's early novels, and it's a bit of a gem. After four previous novels (though one, Miguel Street, is actually a collection of linked stories), this marks his first venture away from Caribbean characters, and tells the story of English middle-class life, as suffered by Richard Stone: a bachelor unhappily bound to a lifetime of service as /5(24).

The action of Mr. Stone and the Knights Companion covers a two-year period shortly before Richard Stone’s retirement from the Excal Corporation, where he has a minor position as librarian.

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MR STONE AND THE KNIGHTS COMPANION By V S Naipaul Published by Penguin Books,pages Reviewed by K V Veloo _____ V S Naipaul is one of my favourite Nobel Laureates in literature.

I have read most of his books. For some reason, his book "Mr Stone and the Knights Companion" did not catch my eye until lately. I am glad I did.4/5.

Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Naipaul, V.S. (Vidiadhar Surajprasad), Mr Stone and the knights companion.

New York: Vintage. Buy a cheap copy of Mr. Stone and the Knights Companion book by V.S. Naipaul. Mr Stone likes to be known as Head Librarian with Excal, and dislikes the prospect of retirement. After a brief acquaintanceship with Mrs Springer, he marries her Free shipping over $Cited by: 5. Mr Stone and the Knights Companion.

[V S Naipaul] Mr Stone likes to be known as Head Librarian with Excal, and dislikes the prospect of retirement. Book: All Authors / Contributors: V S Naipaul.

Find more information about: ISBN: Mr. Stone, at 62, is a Prufrockian bachelor waning away in the even tenor of his days. Only a pepper-dust war with the garden-wrecking neighbor cat brings excitement to the life he considers "as something to be moved through".

Even his well loved numbers have lost their consoling appeal—30 years as "industrial librarian" with Excal, 45 years since his mother died&#;leaving him alone and.

Stone and the Knights Companion is the account of a spiritual odyssey, undertaken not in youth but rather near the end of life.

Surprisingly, it is an odyssey which, though it does not find. Naipaul’s first phase consisted of four works of fiction and a travel book about the Caribbean in which his manner is amused or satiric. His second phase comprises two novels set in England, a travel book about India and a history of early : Bruce King.

Stone and the Knights Companion by V. Naipaul and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Mr Stone comes out with a brilliant plan to stay alive in his career by introducing the Knights Companion, a euphemism for a "befriender" programme, a sort of "good neighbour programme".

The Knights Companion is designed to take care of the welfare of and to relieve the loneliness of the housebound retired company employees who are pensioners/5(5). Mr Stone and the Knights Companion, V S Naipaul, Penguin,pp V S Naipaul is one of the authors I am following in My Big Fat Reading Project.

His fifth novel marks a change in his life but maintains the themes of his first four novels which were set in Trinidad, where he was born as a descendant of people brought there by the British.

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Books. Go Search Hello Select your address /5(4). Mr. Stone and the Knight's Companion by V. Naipaul,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Stone and the Knights Companion, by V. Naipaul (read 12 Nov ) This novel tells of a year-old "head librarian" for Excal Co.

who gets married and has an idea for retirees from the company to call on old retirees. The story line is slight. The prose is clean and easy to read/5(5).

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MR STONE AND THE KNIGHTS COMPANION. (London): Andre Deutsch, (). First edition. His first book set in England. Faint foxing to endpapers and page edges otherwise bright and near fine in very good dust jacket with slight toning to spine, a few tiny scrapes, and lightly rubbed creasing to spine ends.

Stone and the Knights Companion strikes one as being very much an interim novel. Together with a quite dissimilar novelist, George Lamming, V.

Naipaul is one of the two best novelists to have emerged from the British Caribbean lands. His theme in his earlier books. MR. STONE AND THE KNIGHTS COMPANION.

New York: MacMillan Co., (). First U.S. edition. Fine in very good dust jacket with scratches to front panel affecting few letters in title, spine ends and corners rubbed, and few small tears. Item # Price: $Naipaul’s ‘Fraudulent’ London Novel: Mr Stone and the Knights Companion 1 Gillian Dooley, Flinders University Between A House for Mr Biswas () and The Mimic Men () V.S.

Naipaul Author: Gillian Dooley.About The Nightwatchman’s Occurrence Book. The eponymous protagonist of Mr. Stone and the Knights Companion is an aging Englishman of ponderously regular habits whose life is thrown into upheaval by a sudden marriage and unanticipated professional advancement.