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"Rowling should receive the Nobel."

Posted by: Kristin
November 27, 2004, 07:08 AM

Prolific, best-selling Chilean writer Isabel Allende, author of Daughter of Fortune and other books, said in a November 25th interview with Spanish newspaper La Razon that JK Rowling should receive the Nobel Prize.
"I admire immensely the author, I love her books and the movies based in them and I thank her, as mother and as grandmother, that she has all the children around the world reading. When I see a child of eight-years-old with a tremendous book 'Harry Potter' reading in the bus, I think that Rowling should receive the Nobel."

When the reporter asked about Allende's recent book, Forest of the Pygmies, she answered:

"Unfortunately, there is not a little detail in common between Harry Potter and my trilogy. How [much] I would wish to be able to imagine stories as fantastic as Harry Potter!"

Thanks much to El Cronista de Salem of for the translation!

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4481 Points

Easy now, people…

Posted by Smitch on December 12, 2009, 12:38 AM report to moderator
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Well…maybe…but not just yet.

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