Annal: 1973 Whitbread Book Award for Novel

Results of the Whitbread Book Award in the year 1973.

Book:The Chip-Chip Gatherers

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

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