V. S. Naipaul, The Enigma of Arrival: A Novel in Five Sections (1987)

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The Enigma of Arrival is a novel written by Nobel Prize laureate Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul and published by André Deutsch in 1987. The novel is a semi-autobiographical account of an immigrant's life in England. It questions established notions of margin and center, thus simultaneously offering itself to and challenging a post-colonial reading.