Paris, A French novelist from the Guadeloupe
region in the Caribbean, Maris Conde, won the Nobel Prize for
Literature, which has never been awarded to a writer in French.
Conde, who brings together three continents (America, Africa
and France), is the great lady of Francophone literature. Her work has
been translated into several languages, especially those related to the
contemporary history and thought of the postcolonial period and
In her work, the author describes in a precise way the
devastation caused by colonialism and the damage that followed,
according to the commentary of the jury of the New Academy, which
awards the new literary prize as an alternative to the Nobel Prize, which
was not granted this year.
Condi’s novels tell the fate of Guadeloupe women, and her fate
across mother Africa, Europe and the United States, where she has
been a teacher for more than two decades (1985-2003).
The work of the new title holder is classified as classic and are
taught in many schools and universities around the world. The writer’s
name has recently been cited as a strong candidate for the Nobel Prize
Source: Oman News Agency