Peter Handke


Peter Handke

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Peter Handke
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2019

Born: 6 December 1942, Griffen, Austria

Residence at the time of the award: Chaville, France

Prize motivation: "for an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience."

Prize share: 1/1

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