September 29, 2023


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Richard Flanagan, Booker prize winner and admirer of Hispanic literature

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Richard Flanagan, the recent winner of the prestigious Booker prize, has expressed his admiration for Hispanic writers such as Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Jorge Luis Borges and Roberto Bolaño, among others.

Flanagan, dubbed “Australia’s Ernest Hemingway” by filmmaker Baz Lurhmann for being immensely intellectual while retaining his sense of adventure, has voiced his passion for various Latin American authors in interviews and texts he has written.

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