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Much more than a Nobel, the great prize for Lobo Antunes is La Pléiade
Monday, September 17, 2018
There is a second Portuguese writer to enter for restricted La Pléiade. After Fernando Pessoa in 2001 comes out António Lobo Antunes, who received the news last Tuesday, September 12, claiming to be this "prize" better than a Nobel.
Bibliothèque de la Pléiade was created in 1931 with the purpose of publishing the complete works of classic French authors, however it has been reformulating over the years. Already with an incredible collections of books from ancient Greece to contemporary authors, the Portuguese author António Lobo Antunes is the latest author to join the restricted group of 250 international authors.
The editions of La Pléiade are internationally known for their rigor making the book and careful review of the more than 800 books that have already joined the thousands of shelves around the world. The 72-year-old Portuguese writer joins this exemplary library with his 32 novels. In October, António Lobo Antunes will launch "The Last Door Before the Night", his new novel.