• V.S. Naipaul Dies: Nobel Prize Winning Author was 85

    4 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Author V.S. Naipaul , who documented the Third World and immigrant migrations as the British empire disintegrated, has died. He passed Saturday at his London home, according to family members at age 85.
    The conservative and controversial Naipaul, often compared to Joseph Conrad and Leo Tolstoy, wrote a dozen novels and more than 30 books overall. His most famous works include A House for Mr. Biswas, An Area of Darkness, India: A Wounded Civilization, and A Bend in the Riv...
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