经济学人精读 | 2018年8月18日刊:V.S. Naipaul died on August 11th

经济学人精读 | 2018年8月18日刊:V.S. Naipaul died on August 11th

2018年8月18日 fateng 0

HE WAS struck again and again by the wonder of being in his own house, the audacity of it: to walk down a farm track in Wiltshire to his own front gate, to close his doors and windows on his own space, privacy and neatness, to walk on cream carpet through book-lined rooms where, still in a towelling robe at noon, he could summon a wife to make coffee or take dictation.