VS Naipaul

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Birthday
17, 1932
Birthplace
Chaguanas, Trinidad And Tobago
Death Date
Aug 11, 2018 (85)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
17, 1932
Birthplace
Chaguanas, Trinidad And Tobago
Death Date
Aug 11, 2018 (85)

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About

Nobel Prize-winning author who has published more than 30 books throughout the course of 50 years including The Mystic Masseur in 1957 and A Turn in the South in 1989.

Before Fame

He went to Queen's Royal College and won a Trinidad Government scholarship to study abroad when he was 17 years old.

Trivia

He was offered a Writer-in-Residence fellowship at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda and started writing there in 1966.

Family Life

He was married to Patricia Ann Hale from 1955 until 1996 and later Nadira Naipaul in 1996 up until his death.

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Author Joan Didion wrote about his work in The New York Review of Books.

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