British writer, U.S. Naipaul (85) died
london - The British writer Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, better known as U.S. Naipaul, died at the age of 85. His family made that known, reports The Guardian. He died in his home in London.
Naipaul is considered one of the most important writers of travel literature in the English language. In the work of Naipaul, the search for its roots is central. Born in Trinidad, he lived in England since the 1950s and studied at the University of Oxford.
In 2001 Naipaul received the Nobel Prize for Literature. He was awarded the prize because he 'combines perceptive narratives and an unwavering critical gaze into works that force us to see the presence of oppressed pasts. '
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