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CUBAN WRITER PADURA WINS BLACK NOVEL AWARD

Madrid, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuban writer Leonardo Padura, 2015 Princess of Asturias Award winner, today won the Pepe Carvalho International Black Novel Award at the BCNegra Festival in Barcelona. When announcing the ruling, which recognizes Padura's career, the jury highlighted the author of the detective saga Mario Conde, as "one of the most prominent voices in current Latin American literature."