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Press release
5 October 2017

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2017

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2017 is awarded to the English author Kazuo Ishiguro

“who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world”.

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MLA style: Press release. NobelPrize.org. Nobel Prize Outreach AB 2022. Thu. 19 May 2022. <https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/literature/2017/press-release/>

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