On 86-m to year of life died a British writer, Nobel prize for literature Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul.
About it writes the Telegraph.
It is noted that the writer died at his home in the family circle. The cause of death is not known. “He was a giant in all things, which he reached, and he died surrounded by those he loved,” – said the wife of the late Nadir.
According to her, nipol “lived a life that was full of amazing creativity.”
Naipaul, a Briton of Indian origin, born in the Islands of Trinidad and Tobago, which at that time was a British colony, graduated from the University of Oxford.
His first book “the Mystic masseur” was published in 1951, a decade later he published his most famous novel “a House for Mr. Biswas”, which was written more than three years. He has written more than 30 books, including “bend in the river” and “dark Territory”.
In 1971 he became the winner of the Booker prize, and in 2001 the Nobel prize.
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