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Naipaul, Vidiadhar Surajprasad, Sir (V. S. Naipaul)

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Born: 1932 AD
Currently alive, at 81 years of age.

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1932 - Born on the 17th of August in Chaguanas,Trinidad.

1960 - He
made attempts over the decades to identify his ancestral village in India.

1971 - He became the first Person of Indian origin to win a Booker Prize for his book In a Free State.

1998 - He published the Paul Theroux a controversial Memior.

2001 - He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

       - His works praised by the Swedish Academy for having a united perceptive narrative.



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