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In 2009, Laferrière won the prestigious Prix Médicis for his 11th novel, L'énigme du retour. Upon receiving the prize, he commented on its ability to open up a new readership in France, giving him visibility there. .On 3 June 2014, he was awarded the International Literature Award by the House of World Cultures for his novel The Return. In 2015, Laferrière was awarded the Order of Canada.