April 18, 2021

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Salman Rushdie awarded top Danish literature prize

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Salman_RushdieSalman Rushdie has received the Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award, Denmark’s most important literature accolade, the organization behind the prize said on Sunday.

The 67-year-old author was handed the prize by Danish Crown Princess Mary in the town of Odense amid tight security due to his status as a former assassination target in accordance with an Iranian fatwa.

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