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Japan's Greatest Writer receives Franz Kafka award.

Haruki Murakami, one of the world's greatest living writers, was awarded the Franz Kafka award last night. The author of such novels as "Kafka on the Shore", "Norwegian Wood", "Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World", "The Wind-up Bird Chronicles", has been named as the winner of this Prize, awarded by Prague's Franz Kafka Society. Mr Murakami is the sixth author to receive the prize (worth $10,000) following British playwright Harold Pinter last year.

He will be signing books today in Luxor bookshop, located on Vaclavske Namesti, from 5pm.

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