The Permanent Secretary
6 October 2011
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2011
The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2011 is awarded to the Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer
“because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality”.
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