Patrick Modiano wins the Nobel prize in literature 2014 – as it happened (1 Viewer)

zobraks

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I've read a translation of his book Rue des Boutiques Obscures back in 1984 or so, but can't remember a thing from it.
 
Just glad that dinosaur Margaret Atwood didn't win. So damn pretentious she had a remote signing device (LongPen) invented so she wouldn't have to sign her own name in person.
 

Skygazer

And in the end...
Personally, I would have been thrilled to see Margaret Atwood winning it, not enough women have, not that that is a reason in itself, she would merit it on sheer talent alone; unlikely however given last year's recipient.
Talent alone wouldn't appear to be adequate either, looking at the stats for the prize, with a very heavy preference for "dinosaurs" since 1901.
In fact looks like the youngest upstart to blaze a trail was Rudyard Kipling, at the giddy age of 42, the youngest winner, so far.
 

mjp

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Footnotes make shit legit, so the more footnotes, the more real something is.

Get with it man, don't you have a grasp on REALITY?!
 

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