Recollecting Shiva Naipaul in Africa and Sri Lanka

Recollecting Shiva Naipaul in Africa and Sri Lanka

    27 Aug 2016

By Charles Sarvan, Berlin Shiva Naipaul’s reputation is over-shadowed by that of his brother, world-famous V. S. Naipaul, Nobel Prize winner for Literature, knighted by the Queen.  Both were born in Trinidad; V. S. in 1932, and Shiva in 1945; both studied at Oxford. Shiva’s sudden and early death at the age of forty cut off