Nobel prize winning author V.S. Naipaul dies aged 85: BBC

Writer V.S. Naipaul speaks during a press conference upon his arrival at Arlanda Airport, Stockholm, Sweden, December 6, 2001, a few days prior to the Nobel prize award ceremony. Maja Suslin/TT News Agency/via REUTERS

LONDON (Reuters) – Trinidad-born British author V.S. Naipaul, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2001, has died at his home in London aged 85, the BBC reported on Saturday. Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, who began writing in the 1950s, won numerous coveted literary awards during his career during which he wrote critically acclaimed novels […]

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