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The Spectator is establishing an annual prize in memory of

Shiva Naipaul, the details of which are still to be worked out, though it will be awarded to a young writer. In addition to our contribution, we would welcome whatever sums readers would like to donate. Donations please, to The Specta- tor Shiva Naipaul Memorial Fund (Account No. 261529), Drummonds Bank, 49 Char- ing Cross, London SWIA 2DX.