Mario Vargas Llosa is the 2010 winner of the Nobel Literature Prize. Vargas Llosa is from Peru and is the first South American winner of the prestigious 10 million kronor ($1.5 million) Nobel Prize in literature since it was awarded to Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez in 1982.
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Mario Vargas Liosa has written more than 30 novels, plays and essays. He won the Cervantes Prize in 1995. The Cervantes Prize is the Spanish-speaking world's most distinguished literary honor. The Time of the Hero, 1960 The City and the Dogs, 1963/66 The Green House, 1965/68 Conversation in the Cathedral, 1969/1975 captain Pantoja and the Special Service, 1973/1978 The Scriptwriter, 1977/1982
He was born Jorge Mario Pedro Vargas Liosa on March 28, 1936. He is a Peruvian-Spanish writer, politician, journalist, essayist. He is one of the leading authors of his generation; one of Latin America's most significant novelists and essayists.