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The Nobel Prize in Literature 2002
Imre Kertész

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Imre Kertész - Facts

Imre Kertész

Imre Kertész

Born: 9 November 1929, Budapest, Hungary

Residence at the time of the award: Hungary

Prize motivation: "for writing that upholds the fragile experience of the individual against the barbaric arbitrariness of history"

Field: prose

Language: Hungarian

Prize share: 1/1

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