Naipaul, V.S. -- Mr Stone and the Knights Companion [Book]
London: André Deutsch, 1963. First Edition. 160pp. Hardcover: NEAR FINE. Dust Wrapper: NEAR FINE. Spine is square, gilt on spine bright; a few pencil marks on front free end paper, else fine. Unclipped wrapper show modest shelf wear, some color loss on spine and expected toning. Naipaul's fifth novel, a comedy in which the title character, appalled by the prospect of old age, invents the order of the Knights Companion, an organization of retired men who volunteer to help others. Naipaul was awarded The Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001.