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Salman Rushdie Receives Denmark's Top Literature Award

Posted at 6:22AM Monday 18 Aug 2014

Indian-born British author Salman Rushdie received on Sunday a literature award named after Denmark's most famous poet and fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen.

Along with the award, Rushdie received 500,000 Danish kroner (some 90,000 U.S. dollars) and a statue of "Ugly Duckling", created by Danish sculptor Stine Ring Hansen.

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