How to use Naipaul in a sentence
The city was described by V.S. Naipaul in his 1979 novel A Bend in the River as “a place where the future has come and gone.”‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis | Nina Strochlic | November 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Nobel prizewinning novelist V.S. Naipaul has slammed her for the sin of sentimentality.
Cranky old V.S. Naipaul is such an unpleasant bore that Paul Theroux even wrote a book about his lousy, misogynistic ways.
Of course Naipaul is wrong; many women write as well as he does including Jane Austen.
Boyd notes, however, that “there is a new problem for avid readers of Naipaul—an inescapable one.”
British Dictionary definitions for Naipaul
Sir V (idiadhar) S (urajprasad). born 1932, Trinidadian novelist of Indian descent, living in Britain. His works include A House for Mr Biswas (1961), In a Free State (1971), which won the Booker Prize, A Bend in the River (1979), The Enigma of Arrival (1987), and Beyond Belief (1998): Nobel prize for literature 2001
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