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Per Olov Enquist: Swedish author dies at the age of 85

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Per Olov Enquist at his home in Stockholm in 2011 One of Sweden's best-known authors, Per Olov Enquist, has died aged 85. His career spanned more than half a century, and his work won acclaim not just in his native country but across Europe, especially France and Germany. Enquist's plays and novels - described as pessimistic in their outlook - often deal with questions of truth, and the blurred lines between fact and fiction. The film Pelle the Conqueror, whose screenplay he helped write, won an Oscar for best foreign-language film. Born in 1934 in northern Sweden, he penned more than 20 novels, plays and essays which have been translated into more than a dozen languages and won a number of awards at home and abroad. * The Visit of the Royal Physician - which won Sweden's top literary honour in 1999, the August Prize - earned him broad international acclaim. It tells the story of a romance between the physician of the mad Danish King Christian VII and the queen, youngest sister of George III of England. Enquist won a second August award for his autobiography A Different Life in 2008. He died on Saturday.

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