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The suffrage of Elvira

V. S. Naipaul

The suffrage of Elvira

by V. S. Naipaul

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular culture -- Fiction,
  • Political fiction, Trinidadian and Tobagonian (English)

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] V. S. Naipaul.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ4.N155 Su8, PR9272.9.N32 Su8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p.
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5470475M
    LC Control Number73173538

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The story is a simple one, very charmingly told. "Pat" Harbans is a man on the verge of old age who, mainly to be in a position to benefit from public works /5(9). Published in“The suffrage of Elvira” is second fiction novel by Sir V S Naipaul (after The Mystic Masseur) and is set in the colonial world of Trinidad.

The story revolves around election in the small town of Elvira portraying variety of characters, each eccentric in its own way but ruthlessly real and tells the story of the transition phase of Trinidad from British Rule to.

About the author () Born in Trinidad of Hindu parents, V. Naipaul was educated at Oxford University and has lived in Great Britain since With an exile's sensibility, Naipaul's writing is concerned with both the West Indies of his childhood and his strong identification with India.

The Suffrage of Elvira, Naipaul’s second published novel, has been described as a comedy of manners. Certainly, as the first chapter demonstrates, it is comic in tone.

On one hand, Naipaul is dramatizing the desperate anxiety of Mr. Surujpat Harbans, as he drives his old truck up Elvira Hill on the way to arrange support for his election.

The Suffrage of Elvira: A Post-Colonial Study The Suffrage of Elvira makes an elaborate attempt to make the past more concrete. Very early in the novel, the readers are told the origin of the name Elvira.

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The suffrage of Elvira. [V S Naipaul] -- In this book, an old, comically timid and absent-minded man, Surujpat Harbans, runs for office, aided by superstition, bribes, and an aggressive campaign.

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