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V.S. Naipaul

V.S. Naipaul was born on August 17, 1932 in Chaguanas, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago as Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul. He is a writer, known for The Mystic Masseur (2001), Face to Face (1994) and Le cercle de minuit (1992). He has been married to Nadira Khannum Alvi since 1996. He was previously married to Patricia Ann Hale. See full bio »

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Known For

The Mystic Masseur
Face to Face
Face to Face Himself
Le cercle de minuit
The Levin Interviews


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 2001 The Mystic Masseur (novel)
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 2010 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 23 November 2010 (2010) ... Himself - Guest
 1994 Face to Face (TV Series)
- V.S. Naipaul (1994) ... Himself
 1992 Le cercle de minuit (TV Series)
- Episode dated 8 September 1992 (1992) ... Himself
 1983 The Levin Interviews (TV Series)
- V.S. Naipaul (1983) ... Himself
 1967 Take It or Leave It (TV Series)
- Episode #4.1 (1967) ... Himself

Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "An Unfinished Journey" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 10 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Personal Quote:

One isn't born one's self. One is born with a mass of expectations, a mass of other people's ideas, and you have to work through it all. See more »


Attended University College, Oxford University, England. See more »



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