“Everyone is interested, we follow everything about it!” declared one Swede we spoke with, while another said he quite simply didn’t notice the pomp and circumstance. Read the variety of responses from Stockholm locals.
The Local found fans of Higgs and Lagerlöf – and of the dramatic garb at the award ceremony. One had strong opinions about whom should win the Literature Prize, others mentioned some laureates that they thought should have gone prize-less.
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