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V. S. Naipaul

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Reimagining India in Britain

Mainstream
V. S. Naipaul noticed this at a meeting of writers in India and asked them with unsuppressed irritation to move on. In 1851, the Great Exhibition held in London during Queen Victoria's reign sought to reassure the people about Britain's industrial and ...

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Turning Pages: Do we need to know more about the writers we love?

The Sydney Morning Herald
As human beings, some writers disappoint us. In extreme cases, they disgust and horrify us, to the point where we can barely bring ourselves to read their books.

2001 Nobel Prize Literature Winner V. S. Naipaul News

Of sacred cows and profane men

Open Democracy
On landing in any country with his notebook and pen, V. S. Naipaul wants to know what the people are talking about. If he were to come to India today, he would find the national discourse dominated by the cow. Many people demand that the cow be ...

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Historical distortions galore

Daily Times
V.S. Naipaul. In his work Beyond Belief, Naipaul dismissed Islam as an alien imposition which had estranged the nations of the Indian subcontinent from their own heritage. He wrote that Muslims of India and Pakistan lacked an 'authentic' Muslim lineage ...

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