The Nobel Prize in Literature 1973
Born: 28 May 1912, London, United Kingdom
Died: 30 September 1990, Sydney, Australia
Residence at the time of the award: Australia
Prize motivation: "for an epic and psychological narrative art which has introduced a new continent into literature."
Prize share: 1/1
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