Death of Jose Saramago

By Shannon G RSS Fri, June 18, 2010

Nobel Prize-winning author José Saramago passed away today at the age of 87. The first Portuguese-language writer to win the Nobel Prize, Saramago reached international acclaim with 1982’s Baltasar and Blimunda (a Portuguese PEN Club Award winner), and his 1995 novel, Blindness, was later turned into a feature film.

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Nick - Australia
Tuesday, June 29, 2010