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V S Naipaul

(Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul)
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Brother of Shiva Naipaul

Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, Kt., better known as V. S. Naipaul, was a Trinidadian-born British writer of Indo-Trinidadian descent.

Naipaul was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001 and knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1990.

Genres: Literary Fiction
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The Alchemy of Desire (2005)
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"At last - a new and brilliantly original novel from India."
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"An original and hypnotic narrative."
Noon (2011)
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"A young writer to watch."

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