A House for Mr. Biswas (1961)
First Edition. Octavo, pp 531. Red cloth covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. With original dust jacket designed by Stephen Russ. Unclipped (21 s. net). Naipaul’s fourth book, drawing on Naipaul’s childhood memories of his father, A house for Mr Biswas took him three years to write and is generally regarded as his crowning achievement.