The Permanent Secretary
13 October 2005
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2005
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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