Olga Tokarczuk

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Olga Tokarczuk official Nobel portrait

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Olga Tokarczuk
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2018

Born: 29 January 1962, Sulechów, Poland

Residence at the time of the award: Wroclaw, Poland

Prize motivation: "for a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life."

Olga Tokarczuk received her Nobel Prize in 2019.

Prize share: 1/1

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