Patrick French

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Patrick French is a British writer and historian. His books include Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer (1994), Liberty or Death: India’s Journey to Independence and Division (1998), Tibet Tibet: A Personal History of a Lost Land (2004), The Authorised Biography of V.S. Naipaul: The World Is What It Is (2008), and India: A Portrait (2011). He has received numerous awards for each of his works, and The Authorised Biography of V.S. Naipaul: The World Is What It Is was selected by The New York Times Review as one of the ten best books of 2008.

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Read a review of The World Is What It Is in The Caribbean Review of Books.

Read the first chapter of The World Is What It Is in The New York Times.

Search The Caribbean Review of Books V.S. Naipaul index.

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