An Area of Darkness.
London: Andre Deutsch, 1964. First edition. 8vo. 281, (1) pp. Publisher's black cloth, gilt lettered to the spine, dust jacket, not price clipped, a prior owner's inscription to the front free endpaper, signed by the author to the title page. Minor edge wear to the jacket with some fading to the spine, else very good. The author's unsparing account of his first visit to India, his ancestral land, Naipaul's grandfather having left the country in the 1880s to work as an indentured labourer in Trinidad. Item #36651