A Writer's People by V.S. Naipaul
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A Writer's People Summary
Born in Trinidad of Indian descent, a resident of England for his entire adult life, and a prodigious traveler, Nobel laureate V. S. Naipaul has always faced the challenges of fitting one civilisation to another. Here, in his first book of nonfiction since 2003, he gives us an eloquent, candid, wide-ranging narrative that delves into this sometimes inadvertent process of creative and intellectual assimilation.
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"Rich with surprises and erudition, informed by an alchemist's imagination." - Kirkus Reviews.
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V.S. Naipaul Author Biography
V.S. Naipaul (Vidiadhar Surajprasad) was born in Chaguanas, Trinidad, on 17
August 1932, the eldest son of a second-generation Indian. He was educated at
Queen's Royal College, Trinidad, and, after winning a government scholarship, in
England at University College, Oxford. He worked briefly for the BBC as a writer
and editor for the 'Caribbean Voices' programme.
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