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Friday, April 20, 2007

Should Have Gone To Cambridge Instead

"I wanted to learn to write, and I began to write in my fifth year away from Trinidad. Oxford didn't teach me anything, nothing at all."

- V.S. Naipaul, at a conference at the University of West Indies, adding that writing has brought him "a very hard life" -- but he would not change a thing.


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