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Naipaul Resurrects a Character in Latest Novel

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Naipaul Resurrects a Character in Latest Novel

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Naipaul Resurrects a Character in Latest Novel

Naipaul Resurrects a Character in Latest Novel

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Cover of V.S. Naipaul's 'Magic Seeds'

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Alan Cheuse reviews Nobel Prize winner V.S. Naipaul's new novel Magic Seeds, which continues the story of Indian intellectual Willie Chandran begun in Naipaul's 2001 novel, Half a Life. Cheuse says the novel's thick plot is only a platform from which Naipaul delves into a complicated world of mind and feeling.

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