A Bend in the River

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The world is what it is; men who are nothing, who allow themselves to become nothing, have no place in it.

The first line of V.S. Naipaul’s A Bend in the River is very provocative. Naipaul spares no one any pity or compassion in his portrayal of a brutal world. But, I am not sure that I would fully agree.

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One response to “A Bend in the River

  1. I’ll limit my expressions.

    I concur with the gentleman author. As would Machiavelli.

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