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Esteem for Selma Lagerlof

Selma Lagerlof wonderful adventures of NilsIt is really not very difficult to me to give esteem to the Swedish writer Selma Lagerlöf as her name is written rightly. I grew up with her books back in Switzerland, some of them were even read in school.

Selma Lagerlöf was also the first female writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1909. What an honor and esteem given to her in a time where women weren’t esteemed for their work publicly!

She received the Nobel Prize of Literature in appreciation of the lofty idealism, vivid imagination and spiritual perception that characterize her writings.

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