Reading ➶ The Chip-Chip Gatherers Author Shiva Naipaul –

The Chip-Chip Gatherers Ebook The Chip Chip Gatherers Shiva Naipaul The Author Brings To Life An Unforgettable Cast Of Characters Set In A Tightly Knit Hindu Community In Trinidad, Against A Backdrop Of The Idiosyncrasies Of A Particular Culture And The Sometimes Hilarious, Sometimes Poignant Truths About Human Society A Compelling, Tragic, Painfully Comic Masterpiece THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT.

10 thoughts on “The Chip-Chip Gatherers

  1. says:

    An absolute ripper of a novel In its character studies, intimate portraits, and dark comedy, The Chip Chip Gatherers is a masterpiece I ve only once or twice read something close, but seldom have I read something this tinged with sadness throughout.I won t be reading this again, I think, because marvellous as it is, Shiva Naipaul s novel is claustrophobic in the way it describes

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    Gloom with a ViewWriters have different takes on the human race Duhh Some emphasize romance, others humor, variety or mystery Both Shiva Naipaul and hisfamous brother present the most negative side of people Perhaps they felt trapped in a colonial society which they wished to escape, dreaming of wider horizons Trinidad may or may not boast of the two authors, I don t know, but Tri

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    It was at this time, when the tide was out, that the beds of chip chip were exposed and squadrons of women and children from the village would come down to the beach armed with buckets and basins to gather the harvest of shells The women wore petticoats but the smaller children would be naked Separate working parties fanned out along the beach Squatting on their haunches, they lab

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    The Ramsaran Transport Company was the centre of the universe ,, 17 July 2015This review is from Modern Classics the Chip chip Gatherers Paperback Utterly enjoyable read, following a group of people living in Trinidad, their lives following the predictable, almost necessary cycle of burgeoning and disappointment, hubris and humiliation, that all humans are subject to in Shiva Naipau

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    Riveting read In the enigma called life, ambitions can make you achieve anything Alas life is never glossy Your frailties lingers around you all the time It is such a difficult book to read yet so enthralling Jealousy, freedom of making your own mistakes, poverty, ambition, lack of it, needs can make you do weird and miraculous things.Read Shiva Naipaul for the boldness and compellin

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    KOBOBOOKSReviewed by The Guardian 23 Mar 2012

  7. says:

    Okay, so I am a bit obsessed with Trinidad, but I really liked this novel by V.S s younger brother who isn t as well known mainly because he died tragically young For all the same reasons as I like Naipaul unforgiving realism, amazing dialogue, great social commentary.

  8. says:

    The story of a man called Egbert Ramsaran Wanted to read something by Shiva Naipaul It wasn t an easy read as it wasn t in a style I was used to I liked reading about the East Indian community in Trinidad and the characters stayed with me.

  9. says:

    1977 Whitbread NovelAn interesting look at one family s life in Trinidad.

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