In Sweden on Thursday, October 5, was named winner of the Nobel prize for literature. Them was the British writer of Japanese descent Kazuo Ishiguro, reported in the official Twitter of the Nobel Committee.

Previously Kazuo Ishiguro got Witbreuk prize (1986) and the Pulitzer prize (1989). He is a member of the Royal society of arts and an officer of the order of the British Empire. In his novel “remains of the day” in 1993 for the film “remains of the day” with Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson. The film received eight nominations for an Oscar, five Golden globes and many other awards. The last published novel of the writer “never let me go” was included in Time magazine’s list of 100 best English novels of all time.

The English writer, was chosen from among other contenders for the prize because “in the novels of great emotional power revealed the abyss lurking under our illusory sense of connection with the world”, translates the message of the Nobel Committee , “Interfax”.

Report of the Secretary of the Swedish Academy Sara Danius awarding Kazuo Ishiguro according to tradition, was greeted with cries of “Finally!” This tradition in 1990-e years were created by the Swedish journalist Geert Filkin, who thus ridiculed the fact that the winner of the literary “Nobel prize” often become little-known authors. Filkina were forbidden to participate in the ceremony, but his colleagues picked up the initiative, said The Local.

BREAKING NEWS The 2017 #NobelPrize in Literature is awarded to the English author Kazuo Ishiguro pic.twitter.com/j9kYaeMZH6



Nobel laureate in literature, was Kazuo Ishiguro 05.10.2017

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