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V. S. Naipaul

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A House for Mr Biswas Summary

In the first part of the novel, Mohun Biswas is an Indo-Trinidadian who begins his life inauspiciously when he is born under several unfavorable conditions. A Hindu pundit is called in to name him and cast his horoscope; he predicts that this will be a child who brings bad luck to his family. The prophecy seems to begin to fulfill itself when, as a child, Mr. Biswas is indirectly and unintentionally...

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