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[nahy-pawl] /ˈnaɪˌpɔl/

V(idiadhar) S(urajprasad) born 1932, English novelist and nonfiction writer, born in Trinidad.
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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