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VS Naipaul Thinks No Woman Is His Literary Match Not Even Jane Austen

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VS Naipaul, no stranger to literary spats and rows, has done it again. This time, the winner of the Nobel prize for literature has lashed out at female authors, saying there is no woman writer whom he considers his equal -- and singling out Jane Austen for particular criticism.

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