Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio ( born 13 April 1940), usually identified as J. M. G. Le Clézio, is a French-Mauritian writer and professor. The author of over forty works, he was awarded the 1963 Prix Renaudot for his novel Le Procès-Verbal and the 2008 Nobel Prize in Literature for his life's work, as an author of new departures, poetic adventure and sensual ecstasy, explorer of a humanity beyond and below the reigning civilization.






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Desert

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio - Publisher : David R. Godine, Publisher

Two stories are interwoven. The shorter, which begins and ends the book, is specifically set in 1910–1912 and tells of the last uprising of the desert tribes against the French protectorate of Morocco, mostly as observed by a small boy, Nour. The longer, the story of Lalla, is set in an indefinite time, but obviously after the Second World War. It describes her early life in a Shanty city on the...
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Classic modern

Between 10 and 20$

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