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Last updated: 7 october, 2010 - 11:48 GMT

Mario Vargas Llosa - Nobel winner

Mario Vargas Llosa

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Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa (above) has won the 2010 Nobel Prize for Literature. He is the first South American winner of the prize since 1982. The Strand discusses his writing career.

This feature includes a recording of Mario Vargas Llosa talking about his book Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, taken from an edition of World Book Club from April 2007. The full interview is available below...

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To celebrate Mario Vargas Llosa's Nobel win, we have delved into the World Service archive.

Recorded in April 2007, this is an edition of World Book Club in which readers put questions to Mario about his much-loved novel Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter.

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