British/Trinidad Author, V.S. Naipaul Was Born This Day 85-Years Ago; 17 August 1932.

by Anura Guruge

Click to ENLARGE and read here. Wikipedia:

Just SOME of his books on Amazon. Click to ENLARGE. Do a search on Amazon. Easy enough to find.

He was BIG in Britain in the 1970s and 1980s. I bought and read some of his books. I did like and still do remember A House for Mr Biswas.

Just the other day I noticed a stack of his paperbacks in my ‘basement’ storeroom — one of the many places in this house that I have stashes of overflow books. It was amazing that these paperbacks have lasted all these years. I was hoping to read him again, one of these days.

He is younger than I realized. I did NOT want to MISS his birthday. Happy birthday, V.S. Thank you.

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