By Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul
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Then he was in the water and the villagers were silent again. They waited, looking at the calf, looking at the pond. ’ A woman said, ‘No stupid talk now, Lakhan. ’ ‘I know, I know,’ Lakhan said. ’ Then they were all still. Someone had sneezed. They turned to see Mr Biswas standing some distance away in the gloom, the toe of one foot scratching the ankle of the other. Lakhan was in the pond. Pratap and Prasad rushed to hustle Mr Biswas away. ’ Dhari said. ’ Lakhan brought up Raghu unconscious. They rolled him on the damp grass and pumped water out of his mouth and through his nostrils.
Prasad lost his temper; and, as though by scraping off the white mud he had lost the composure of adulthood, he flung his hat to the ground and cried like a child, ‘Why do you ask me now? Why do you ask me every day? ’ Raghu came to the back, an unfinished walking-stick in one hand and in the other a smoking wire with which he had been burning patterns into the stick. ‘Listen, boy,’ Raghu said. ‘Don’t feel that because you are earning money you are a man. Do what your mother asks. ’ He smiled at his joke.
4. Home ownership—Fiction. 5. Homeowners—Fiction. I. Title: House for Mister Biswas. II. Title. 1 Contents Cover About the Author Other Books by This Author Title Page Copyright Prologue PART ONE 1. Pastoral 2. Before the Tulsis 3. The Tulsis 4. The Chase 5. Green Vale 6. A Departure PART TWO 1. ‘Amazing Scenes’ 2. The New Régime 3. The Shorthills Adventure 4. Among the Readers and Learners 5. The Void 6. The Revolution 7. The House Epilogue Prologue TEN WEEKS before he died, Mr Mohun Biswas, a journalist of Sikkim Street, St James, Port of Spain, was sacked.