A House for Mr Biswas


V. S. Naipaul

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A species of large, flowering tree, often called a rain tree or monkey-pod tree, with a relatively narrow trunk but an extremely wide canopy.
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Saman Tree Term Timeline in A House for Mr Biswas

The timeline below shows where the term Saman Tree appears in A House for Mr Biswas. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 2, Chapter 3: The Shorthills Adventure
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...trees he was promised. They came to the house, which was hidden behind an enormous saman tree on “Christopher Columbus Road.” (full context)