The damaging effects of colonialism were a major concern of his work but in his acclaimed semi-autobiographical novel The Enigma of Arrival (1987) Naipaul told of a writer of Caribbean origin, who finds joys of homecoming in England after wandering years - it is only then that the world stops being a colony for him.
Writer V.S. Naipaul waits to receive his Nobel prize for literature at Stockholm's Konserthuset from Sweden's King Carl Gustaf, Sweden December 10, 2001.
As his literary stature grew, so did his reputation as a hard, irascible personality.
He was a private man and did not have many friends, but his personal life entered the public domain when Theroux, whose relationship with Sir Vidiadhar had soured, published a stinging memoir about him in 1998.
Sir Vidia's Shadow described Naipaul as a racist, sexist miser who threw terrifying tantrums and beat up women.
"It could be said that I had killed her", he told biographer Patrick French.
He had a quarter-century, sometimes violent, affair with an Argentinian, and he married Pakistani journalist Nadira Alvi the same year Pat died. Naipaul's later books lost their playful humor, and some say much of their appeal.
The greens would be slightly smoother, the course slightly longer, the approach unchanged - see flag, aim at flag. I am definitely exhausted ", said Woods, who sweated through four shirts in his opening five holes.
When asked how long it could take for his players to be at their best, Sarri surprised many with his response. Jorginho will clearly be the key, the expert at quickly shifting the ball that Sarri knows well from Napoli.
Francoise Abanda of Canada is to face American Sloane Stevens later Wednesday on what is forecast to be a rainy day. Every tournament starts from zero. " Now I will try to get ready, learn from the match for the next tournament ".
In 2012, she was arrested for allegedly slapping a security guard at an Oscars after-party, according to Page Six . Surveillance video reportedly captured the actress breaking into an office in Queens, accompanied by a man.
They are called the Perseids, because they seem to come from, or radiate from, the constellation Perseus, in the northern sky. Make sure to look up this weekend as the Perseid Meteor Shower puts on its annual show in the skies above South Florida.
Kessler initially wanted to return to Charlottesville, but the city denied his request , so he headed to the nation's capital. Saturday's events in Charlottesville precede a planned "white civil rights" rally set for Sunday in Washington , D.C.
Kanye West has blessed the world with yet another brand new track, and sadly this one isn't entirely about "scoopity poop". Obviously, those outlets don't understand that speechless is the literal opposite of Kanye West .
Obviously, fans waiting for this version of the game have come out in droves today according to the charts on Steam. For the longest time, Monster Hunter was written off as "big in Japan" but niche everywhere else.
Furthermore, News Corp's expenses before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation rose 21 per cent to US$1.07 billion. Telstra and News Corp merged Fox Sports , formerly 100 per cent News Corp owned, and joint-venture Foxtel in April.
Ayew, who has 11 goals in 49 appearances for Ghana, scored 11 times for Swansea last season as he impressed in a struggling side.
Dele Alli: 'Tottenham Hotspur have got to improve'
Kenedy and Ayoze Perez also had good opportunities to score, but Hugo Lloris remained composed and made two brilliant saves. Newcastle and Tottenham get their Premier League seasons underway on Saturday afternoon when they meet at St James' Park.
Airplane stolen from SeaTac, crashed on Puget Sound Island
Russell took off in a Bombardier Q400 commercial plane around 8 p.m. on Friday and proceeded to fly in loops over the water. At times, he reveled in the flight, voicing amazement at the sight of the Olympic Mountains and Mount Rainier from the air.
NBA, USA basketball blindsided by NCAA's rule changes
For the record, the ability for the best high school players to declare for the NBA Draft will be a welcome development. Therefore, if the players are undrafted, they only have two options: play in the G league or ball overseas.
Highlights from Tiger Woods' 66 on Saturday at PGA
The 38-year-old was also hot with the putter, rolling in six birdies to keep Koepka within striking distance. Along with his three birdies, he saved par from a bunker on the par-3 sixth hole from about 18 feet.
Palace set to sign Ayew on loan
Sources close to Ayew are saying he will leave the Liberty Stadium by the close of the transfer window on 9 August. Ayew was a Ligue 1 victor with OM in 2010 before moving to FC Lorient on a permanent transfer in 2014.
Crocs footwear is closing plants, outsourcing manufacturing
The decrease in stores and manufacturing comes at a time where the Colorado-based company is enjoying growth in the stock market. Executive vice president Carrie Teffner will leave the company by next April, but is stepping down as CFO on August 24.