Claude Simon


Claude Simon

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Claude Simon
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1985

Born: 10 October 1913, Tananarive (now Antananarivo), Madagascar

Died: 6 July 2005, Paris, France

Residence at the time of the award: France

Prize motivation: "who in his novel combines the poet's and the painter's creativeness with a deepened awareness of time in the depiction of the human condition."

Language: French

Prize share: 1/1

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