V. S. Naipaul

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Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul

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Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2001

Born: 17 August 1932

Died: 11 August 2018, London, United Kingdom

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."

Language: English

Prize share: 1/1

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