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Plagiarism Problem Plagues $150,000 Prize Winner From Peru

Posted at 8:33AM Wednesday 07 Nov 2012

Plagiarism plaguing authors isn't just an isolated phenomenon, but every culture reacts differently. Now, with the awarding of this year's $150,000 FIL literature prize, one of the Spanish-speaking world's richest and most prestigious, to Peruvian author Alfredo Bryce Echenique (b. 1939), fierce debate has erupted that has divided writers and critics across Latin America.

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