Stockholm: Austrian author Peter Handke and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk won literary Nobel Prize for the year 2018 -2019.He was awarded the prize for linguistic ingenuity which explored the sidelined and alienated human experience. He is the most influential writer after Second World War. ‘A Sorrow beyond Dreams’ has drawn raw material from the life of him and his mother who commit suicide in 1971. Besides he has written script for films, include the ‘Left handed woman’ in 1078.
Polish author Olga Tokarczuk won the Prestigious prize for a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life.”
The most prestigious prize was postponed in last year over the 70 years over the Me Too scandal. One of the 18 academy members resigned after the sexual harassment scandal against her husband triggered large scale protest. Followed by her resignation six other academy members also resigned.