LONDON — Trinidad-born British creator V.S. Naipul, who gained the Nobel Prize for literature in 2001, has died at his house in London elderly 85, the BBC reported on Saturday.
Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, who started writing within the 1950s, gained a lot of coveted literary awards all over his occupation all over which he wrote seriously acclaimed novels reminiscent of “A Space for Mr Biswas”, “In a Unfastened State” and “A Bend within the River”.
In a remark, his spouse Nadira Naipaul known as him a “large in all that he accomplished” and mentioned he had died surrounded by means of “the ones he cherished having lived a lifestyles which was once stuffed with glorious creativity and endeavour”, the BBC mentioned.
Born in Trinidad in 1932 into an Indian circle of relatives, Naipaul was once raised in relative poverty. He moved to England at 18 after receiving a scholarship to College School, Oxford.
He wrote his first novel whilst at Oxford, nevertheless it was once now not printed. He left college in 1954 and located a task as a cataloguer in London’s Nationwide Portrait Gallery.
His first printed novel, “”The Mystic Masseur”, written in 1955, was once poorly won in the beginning however the next yr gained the primary of his literary awards, the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize for younger authors.
He won a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth in 1989.
“After I learnt to write down I was my very own grasp, I was very sturdy, and that energy is with me to this very day,” he advised Reuters in 2010.