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Vipas wins SEA Write Award

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Vipas Srithong won the SEA Write Award 2012 for his dark novel Kon Krae (The Dwarf), edging out six other novelists in the shortlist to claim Thailand's most prestigious literary prize. 

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In the announcement at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel yesterday, the jury chaired by Prapatsorn Sewikul cited the book's ability to "present the problem of human relationships and reveal the desolation of a group of people who represent the modern society".

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