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Old 01-12-2012, 01:21 AM
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Default Tolkien nominated for Nobel Prize?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012...en-nobel-prize

But he didn't get it because the judges thought he sucked, apparently.
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Lol he was nominated by Lewis. Getting a nomination from a dear isn't that great of an accomplishment.
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Well, they liked the imagery, but they were pretty Sauron his prose.
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Well, they liked the imagery, but they were pretty Sauron his prose.
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Who gives a **** about the Nobel prize for literature?

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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1961 was awarded to Ivo Andric "for the epic force with which he has traced themes and depicted human destinies drawn from the history of his country".
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Who gives a **** about the Nobel prize for literature?
authors in contention for it?

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The prize money of the Nobel Prize has been fluctuating since its inauguration but at present stands at ten million Swedish kronor. (About 1,356,610 USD or 1,067,950 Euros)
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Well, they liked the imagery, but they were pretty Sauron his prose.
In my opinion, Tolkein didn't have a Leg-or-less to stand on.
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Oy, that really Stings.
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Oh, do you want Sam more?
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Oy, that really Stings.
And, I just got this one!
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