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Nobel Winning Author V.S. Naipaul Passes Away at 85 Years Age at London Home

  • V.S. Naipaul, the Trinidad-born British author of Indian descent and Nobel Prize winner, has passed away on Saturday at the age of 85 years at his London home. Winner of the Nobel Prize for literature in 2001, Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, is survived by his wife Nadira Naipaul. In a statement, she said V.S. Naipaul died surrounded by those he loved. She also called him “giant in all that he achieved” and he lived a life that was “full of wonderful creativity and endeavor”. V.S. Naipaul is known for his novels such as “A House for Mr Biswas”, “A Bend in the River”, and “In a Free State”. In the year 1989, he also received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth.