Sweden's Transtromer wins Nobel Prize for literature

Tomas Transtromer, 80, won the Nobel Prize for literature on Thursday, "because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality," the prize committee said.
Transtromer has sold thousands of volumes in his native Sweden and his work has been translated into more than 50 languages.
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