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Cees Nooteboom 1933: Cees Nooteboom
31.7.1933: Cees Nooteboom
Born in The Hague and spent many years travelling throughout Europe and Surinam. His first novel was published in 1955. Numerous short stories, short novels, novels and poems followed. He contemplates time, death and the actual writing process in his literature. His most famous works are "Rituals" and "Berlin Notes". In 1993 he was awarded the European Prize for Literature.
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Cees Nooteboom, Dutch author, journalist and literary critic was awarded the European Prize for Literature for the following work:
  The Following Story
  Berlin
  Rituals
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