Literature Nobel goes to Mario Vargas Llosa

Just announced:

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2010


Peru: Vargas Llosa resigns to official comittee in reject of

Vargas Llosa


Mario Vargas Llosa from Peru

From: Sofia Ström Svenska Dagbladet:

Vargas Llosa was born in 1936 in Peru, but grew up in Bolivia. He made an international breakthrough with his novel The City and the dogs in 1963.
The novel was perceived in Llosa’s homeland as controversial and thousands of copies were burned in public. For many years he worked as a journalist. He has in recent years lived in  Barcelona, Madrid, Paris and Lima. Among his other famous works include War at World’s End and Bock Festival.

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