Naipaul


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Naipaul

(naɪˈpɔːl)
n
(Biography) Sir V(idiadhar) S(urajprasad). born 1932, Trinidadian novelist of Indian descent, living in Britain. His works include A House for Mr Biswas (1961), In a Free State (1971), which won the Booker Prize, A Bend in the River (1979), The Enigma of Arrival (1987), and Beyond Belief (1998): Nobel prize for literature 2001

Nai•paul

(ˈnaɪˌpɔl)
n.
V(idiadhar) S(urajprasad), born 1932, English novelist and nonfiction writer, born in Trinidad.
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Naipaul (1932-) made conflicting responses to the neo-colonialist condition in their novels Petals of Blood (1977) and A Bend in the River (1979).
Almost everyone with more than a passing acquaintance of Naipaul has written about their interaction with him, deservedly so, since Naipaul was, without doubt, a great writer.
Naipaul, a story about Mohun Biswas, an Indo-Trinidadian, and his struggle with success and failure.
Naipaul and Samir Amin one a celebrated man of letters and the other an outstanding political economist recently passed away one after the other.
My culture, which Naipaul did not respect, does not allow this.
VS Naipaul, the winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize for Literature, has died at 85, Britain's Press Association reported, citing a family statement.
Naipaul, who died at 85 last Saturday, I never wished he were a friend of mine, but I did wish to call him on the phone -- to tell him, yes, he could string words together and make them sing, but that he was a jerk.
I don't have a political view" - Writer VS Naipaul, who has just died.
NOBEL Prize winner Sir VS Naipaul died peacefully after reading a poem by Lord Tennyson, his friend Geordie Greig has said.
I don't have a political view" Writer VS Naipaul, who has just died.
Naipaul, a Nobel Prize-winning writer from Trinidad who penned comic masterpieces of island life before turning to the larger world, traveling from South America to Africa and Asia for richly detailed works on postcolonial states, died Aug.