So what do you really think of him, Paul?
April 8, 2008 1:41 PM Subscribe
Paul Theroux reviews
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Patrick French's frank, full, authorized (!) biography of Nobel Prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul. Sir Vidiadhar is not, in Theroux's estimation, a very nice man. He tortures his wife emotionally, his mistress physically, and he treats people of all races with narcissistic condescension. But can he write?Other reviews of the book
, some of which argue that Naipaul's art redeems his life, and all of which are taken from here