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V. S. Naipaul
  • Name: V. S. Naipaul
  • Born: 08/17/1932
  • Died: 08/11/2018 (85 years old)
  • Occupation: Novelist, travel writer, essayist

Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul TC (/ˈvɪdjɑːdər ˌsrəprəˈsɑːd ˈnpɔːl, nˈpɔːl/; 17 August 1932 – 11 August 2018), most commonly known as V. S. Naipaul, and informally, Vidia Naipaul, was a Trinidad and Tobago-born British writer of works of fiction and nonfiction in English. He is known for his comic early novels set in Trinidad, his bleaker novels of alienation in the wider world, and his vigilant chronicles of life and travels. He wrote in prose that was widely admired, but his views sometimes aroused controversy. He published more than thirty books over fifty years.

Birth Name: Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul|group=nb

Awards: Booker Prize, 1971 awd, Nobel Prize in Literature, 2001

School: University College, Oxford

Genre: Novel, essay

Birth Place: Chaguanas, Caroni County, British Trinidad and Tobago (present-day Trinidad and Tobago)

Death Place: London, England, United Kingdom

Source: Wikipedia

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