Prize announcement

Announcement of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Literature to Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio, presented by Professor Horace Engdahl, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, on 9 October 2008.


Following the announcement, Professor Horace Engdahl told freelance journalist Marika Griehsel why Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio is a nomadic writer who spans many cultures, yet feels equally at home in them all.

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