A House for Mr Biswas

A House for Mr Biswas

Trinidad’s smaller and much less populated sister island.
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Tobago Term Timeline in A House for Mr Biswas

The timeline below shows where the term Tobago appears in A House for Mr Biswas. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 2, Chapter 6: The Revolution
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...everyone was uneasy, avoiding one another before learning that Owad had gone for holiday to Tobago. Mr Biswas was anxious and afraid; he felt especially bad for Shama, whom all the... (full context)
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When Owad returned from Tobago, Mrs Tulsi grew tearful, spinning “a lengthy tale of injustice, neglect and ingratitude” for her... (full context)