Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2001
V. S. Naipaul

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V. S. Naipaul - Facts

Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul

Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul

Born: 17 August 1932, Trinidad

Residence at the time of the award: United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "for having united perceptive narrative and incorruptible scrutiny in works that compel us to see the presence of suppressed histories"

Field: prose

Language: English

Prize share: 1/1

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