Prize announcement

Announcement of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature to Mario Vargas Llosa, presented by Professor Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, on 7 October 2010.


After the announcement, Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, told senior editor Simon Frantz that Mario Vargas Llosa is one of the great Latin American storytellers – a master of dialogue who has been searching for the elusive concept known as the total novel, and who believes in the power of fiction to improve the world.

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