Orhan Pamuk

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Orhan Pamuk

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Orhan Pamuk
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2006

Born: 7 June 1952, Istanbul, Turkey

Residence at the time of the award: Turkey

Prize motivation: "who in the quest for the melancholic soul of his native city has discovered new symbols for the clash and interlacing of cultures."

Language: Turkish

Prize share: 1/1

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