Posts under ‘Nobel Prize’

The Good Earth by Pearl Buck

  Source: Personal copy Winner of 1932 Pulitzer Prize Pearl Buck won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938 Five […]

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

  William Golding was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1983 Five words from the blurb: boys, marooned, island, […]

Abandoned: The Twyborn Affair by Patrick White

Patrick White is an author I’ve wanted to try for a long time. He won the Nobel Prize for literature […]

Two Abandoned Nobels

 Translated from the German by Joachim Neugroschel The Piano Teacher by Elfriede Jelinek Elfriede Jelinek won the Nobel Prize for […]

Independent People – Halldór Laxness

 Halldor Laxness won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1955 Five words from the blurb: Iceland, epic, sheep, independence, masterpiece […]

The Elephant’s Journey – José Saramago

  Translated from the Portugese by Margaret Jull Costa José Saramago won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1998 Blindness […]