Nobel Prize for Literature this year goes to France.Rather, not even in France, and on the island of Mauritius and in Mexico, where most of his life holds French writer Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio.It is to him as an "author of new directions, poetic adventure and sensual ecstasy, explorer of human essence beyond the mainstream civilization, and within it," the Nobel Committee awarded the highest literary award, which in 2008 awarded in the 81 th time.The official award ceremony will take place 10 dekabrya.Leklezio, born in 1940, he is known as the author of a science-fiction novels, essays and collections of short stories in the spirit of the "new wave" and surrealism.In total more than 30 books published in the world for half a century.Critics call the main theme of the writer's search for man himself and his helplessness in the surrounding world.
"trial" is the first novel written by Jean-Marie is 23 years old, they brought him the award.Theophrastus Renaudot, the most prestigious after the Goncourt
In France, the current nobeliata called "writer-environmentalist."In the '70s he lived for four years in an Indian tribe in Panama and since then acts as the adversary of the consumer society.And although in recent years hardly Leklezio lives at home, the French consider it almost the greatest contemporary writers.
Nevertheless, the decision of the Nobel Committee has caused bewilderment in literary circles."Once again feel disappointment at the awarding of the Nobel Prize - says editor in chief of the magazine" Foreign Literature "Alexander Livergant - If you ask me what I know about this writer, I will reply to you. Nothing can be, I do not know.it was a brilliant writer, but, on the other hand, it would be brilliant - we would know. "According Livergant, "Foreigner" printed Leklezio documentary story about Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in the September issue of 2000 and his story in the category of French writers in the tenth issue of 1983."And, in fact, is all."Livergant, who predicted in 2006 g.pobedu Orhan Pamuk, hoping that will present the winner of Salman Rushdie.