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V. S. Naipaul's Profile

Brief about V. S. Naipaul: By info that we know V. S. Naipaul was born at 1932-08-17. And also V. S. Naipaul is Trinidadian Novelist.

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I grew up in a small place and left it when I was quite young and entered the bigger world.

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I have a very small public.

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I know my father and my mother, but beyond that I cannot go. My ancestry is blurred.

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I read a piece of writing and within a paragraph or two I know whether it is by a woman or not.

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I still think it's really quite wonderful when I read a sentence of mine and it has that quality of lastingness.

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I'm the kind of writer that people think other people are reading.

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I'm thought to be a tough writer, but I'm really a softie.

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I'm very content.

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I've been a free man.

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I've never abandoned the novel.

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If a writer doesn't generate hostility, he is dead.

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If ever you wish to meet intellectual frauds in quantity, go to Paris.

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If writers just sit and talk about oppression, they are not going to do much writing.

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If you write a novel alone you sit and you weave a little narrative. And it's O.K., but it's of no account.

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In a way my reputation has become that of the curmudgeon.

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In England I am not English, in India I am not Indian. I am chained to the 1,000 square miles that is Trinidad; but I will evade that fate yet.

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In England people are very proud of being very stupid.

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It is important not to trust people too much.

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Judgment is contained in the act of trying to understand.

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Making a book is such a big enterprise.

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