The Permanent Secretary
11 October 2007
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2007
The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2007 is awarded to the English writer Doris Lessing
“that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny”.
The Swedish Academy
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