THE MASQUE OF AFRICA. V. S. Naipaul.

THE MASQUE OF AFRICA.

Glimpses of African belief. Pp. [viii]+326(last blank); med. 8vo; dust wrapper; Picador, London, 2010. First edition. *'Like all of V. S. Naipaul's "travel" books, The Masque of Africa encompasses a much larger narrative and purpose: to judge the effects of belief (in indigenous animism, the foreign religions of Christianity and Islam, the cults of leaders and mythical history) upon the progress of civilization' [wrapper blurb]. Item #148908

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