Mario Vargas Llosa wins Nobel

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Mario Vargas Llosa wins Nobel

Oct 07 2010

Mario Vargas Llosa's publisher at Faber (UK) has hailed the 2010 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature as "a writer of enormous range, passion and insight".

Lee Brackstone spoke to The Bookseller (the UK's leading publishing industry magazine) after the Peruvian writer, politician and journalist was awarded the accolade.

The Nobel foundation awarded the prize to Llosa "for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual's resistance, revolt, and defeat".

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