Double award

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Double award

Paris - The Russian-born writer Andrei Makine won the Goncourt prize in an unprecedented double award. Mr Makine, 37, had received the Medicis prize for his autobiographical novel Le Testament Francais, about a boy sharing French and Russian cultures. It was the first time the the Goncourt jury had given the prize to a previously rewarded work. Reuter.

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