21 October 2008

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2008

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio

This year, the Nobel Prize for literature was sent to the world through Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio, who was born in Nice and has lived in England, New Mexico and South Korea. Le Clezio wrote several adventure novels. Obviously his inspiration was his experience which brought him on most of the continents. But with all these countless journeys he didn't got tired of writing. He become famous at 23 years (in1963) old when he published "Le Proces-Verbal" (eng. The Interrogation). This novel brought him Prix Renaudot. Le Clezio was also inspired by other great novelist and publicist, Romain Roland. With this award, Le Clezio's figure will stand on the same bookshelf with Alexandr Solzhenitsyn. After all these adventures, he became a living legend. Below is the moment when he was awarded

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