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The Permanent Secretary

Press release
13 October 2005

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2005

Harold Pinter

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2005 is awarded to the English writer Harold Pinter

“who in his plays uncovers the precipice under everyday prattle and forces entry into oppression’s closed rooms”.

The Swedish Academy

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