The Permanent Secretary
7 October 2010
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2010
The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2010 is awarded to the Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa
“for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual’s resistance, revolt, and defeat“.
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