The Masque of Africa: Glimpses of African Belief

Posted on by Jonathan Beckman

Sir Vidia Naipaul likes cats, so he cannot be all bad. There is a charming photograph which this magazine used four years ago to illustrate an interview with him. It shows the 2001 Nobel Laureate in Literature, relaxed and smiling as he holds his cat Augustus (mentioned in the piece), who meets the camera with […]

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