Nobel Prize Winning Author Sir V.S. Naipaul Has Died at 85

Nobel Prize Winning Author Sir V.S. Naipaul Has Died at 85

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Sir V.S. Naipaul, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, died on August 11th, in his apartment at London, at age 85. Naipaul was known for his literary exploration of identity. His works focused on the trauma rendered by the colonial and post-colonial ages. He had gained huge success with works such as A House for Mr Biswas (1961), The Mystic Masseur (1957), A Bend in the River (1979), and In A Free State (1971), the last of which earned the Man Booker Prize, the highest glory in English literature.      Images via Amazon     Born in a family with Indian …