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Finding the Centre: Two Narratives (Novel: 1984)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 105 Collections and/or Records:

"No home for Mr Biswas" Spectator, 1984-05-05

 Item — Box 1.B.17: Series 1993.001.1 [Barcode: 000021024962], Folder: 11, item: 11
Identifier: 1993.001.1.B.17.11.11
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a news clipping reviewing V. S. Naipaul's novel "Finding the Centre: Two Narratives" and the reissue of "A House for Mr Biswas." Sent to V. S. Naipaul from Andre Deutsch publishing with a stack of book reviews.

Dates: 1984-05-05

Notes, Undated

 Item — Box 1.B.16: Series 1993.001.1 [Barcode: 000021024955], Folder: 7, item: 5
Identifier: 1993.001.1.B.16.7.5
Scope and Contents

Notes from V. S. Naipaul's trip to the Ivory Coast for his novel "Finding the Centre: Two Narratives" written on different types of paper.

Dates: Undated

"On the border between black and white" The Scotsman, 1984-05-05

 Item — Box 1.B.17: Series 1993.001.1 [Barcode: 000021024962], Folder: 11, item: 12
Identifier: 1993.001.1.B.17.11.12
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a news clipping reviewing V. S. Naipaul's novel "Finding the Centre: Two Narratives." Sent to V. S. Naipaul from Andre Deutsch publishing with a stack of book reviews.

Dates: 1984-05-05

"Photos des poids à peser l'or" envelope, 1982-12-10

 Item — Box 1.B.16: Series 1993.001.1 [Barcode: 000021024955], Folder: 8, item: 7
Identifier: 1993.001.1.B.16.8.7
Scope and Contents

Envelope originally containing four Akan symbols pictures given to V. S. Naipaul from a Mr [Niangnan Boneh] at IES, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.

Dates: 1982-12-10

"Prologue to an Autobiography" Fan letter, 1983-04-23

 Item — Box 1.B.15: Series 1993.001.1 [Barcode: 000021024948], Folder: 16, item: 5
Identifier: 1993.001.1.B.16.5
Scope and Contents

Fan letter for V. S. Naipaul's article "Prologue to an Autobiography" sent from Sarah Gold with Vanity Fair.

Dates: 1983-04-23

"Prologue to an Autobiography" from "Finding The Center" carbon copy typed manuscript

 Item — Box 1.B.15: Series 1993.001.1 [Barcode: 000021024948], Folder: 14, item: 1
Identifier: 1993.001.1.B.15.14.1
Scope and Contents

Carbon copy typed manuscript of "Prologue to an Autobiography" from V. S. Naipaul's novel "Finding the Centre: Two Narratives," with corrections and a lined page of corrections tipped-in.

Dates: 1935 - 2000

"Prologue to an Autobiography" from "Finding The Centre: Two Narratives" draft in notebook

 Item — Box 1.B.15: Series 1993.001.1 [Barcode: 000021024948], Folder: 12, item: 1
Identifier: 1993.001.1.B.15.12.1
Scope and Contents

Handwritten manuscript and notes in a notebook with a pink book cover of V. S. Naipaul's novel "Finding the Centre: Two Narratives."

Dates: 1935 - 2000

"Prologue to an Autobiography" from "Finding The Centre: Two Narratives" handwritten draft page, Undated

 Item — Box 1.B.15: Series 1993.001.1 [Barcode: 000021024948], Folder: 12, item: 4
Identifier: 1993.001.1.B.15.12.4
Scope and Contents

Handwritten draft page for V. S. Naipaul's novel "Finding the Centre: Two Narratives," entitled "June 24, 1933." Written on the back of a letter on August 23, 1982 from Dotti Irving with Penguin Books Ltd on the publication of his novel "Among the Believers."

Dates: Undated