Novelist Sir VS Naipaul, who received the Nobel Prize in literature, has died at his house in London elderly EIGHTY FIVE, his circle of relatives have stated.
Sir Vidia, who was once born in rural Trinidad in 1932, used to be recognized for works together with A Bend in the River and his masterpiece, A Home for Mr Biswas.
The author, who wrote more than 30 books, gained the Booker Prize in 1971 and the Nobel Prize in literature in 2001.
His spouse Girl Naipaul called him a “giant in all that he completed”.
She stated he died “surrounded by means of those he liked having lived a lifestyles which was full of glorious creativity and endeavour”.
Image copyright Nick Harvey Image caption Sir Vidia with his 2nd spouse, Nadira, in 2013
As a student, he struggled with melancholy and tried suicide.
His first e book, The Mystic Masseur, was once printed in 1951 and a decade later he published his so much celebrated novel, A Home for Mr Biswas, which took over three years to write.
He used to be provided the Nobel Prize for “having united perceptive narrative and incorruptible scrutiny in works that compel us to peer the presence of suppressed histories”.
His first wife, Patricia Hale, died in 1996 and he went on to marry Pakistani journalist, Nadira.
Sir Vidia was outspoken and is understood for criticisms of Tony Blair – who he described as a “pirate” – as well as Charles Dickens and EM Forster.
He also fell out with the yank trip author Paul Theroux, who he had mentored, in a bitter 15-12 months feud after Theroux found out a e book he had given Naipaul in a second-hand book place. They later reunited.