Camilo José Cela
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1989
Born: 11 May 1916, Iria Flavia, Spain
Died: 17 January 2002, Madrid, Spain
Residence at the time of the award: Spain
Prize motivation: "for a rich and intensive prose, which with restrained compassion forms a challenging vision of man's vulnerability."
Prize share: 1/1
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