V.S. Naipaul

V.S. Naipaul (1932-2018) was a Trinidadian-British writer of works of fiction and nonfiction in English. He published more than thirty books over fifty years.

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  • May 1987

    Some Thoughts on Being A Writer

    I do not really know how I became a writer. I can give certain dates and certain facts about my career. But the process itself remains mysterious. It is mysterious, for instance, that the ambition should have come first, and that this ambition should have come long before I could think of anything to write about.

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