Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio

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The Permanent Secretary

Press release
9 October 2008

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2008

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2008 is awarded to the French writer Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio

“author of new departures, poetic adventure and sensual ecstasy, explorer of a humanity beyond and below the reigning civilization”.

 

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