Mondo et autres histoires

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Gallimard, 1978 - French fiction - 278 pages
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User Review  - Francis Bruynseels - Goodreads

Extraordinary that a mainstream book by a Nobel winning author could have so few readers. The Nobel is awarded for 'positive' writing and you can see that this book ticks all the boxes. There are ... Read full review

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User Review  - James F - Goodreads

A collection of eight short stories, published in 1978. Most of the stories were much better than his earlier novels; they had interesting characters, and some point, although he still avoids real ... Read full review

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Author Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio was born in Nice, France on April 13, 1940. He studied at Bristol University from 1958 to 1959 and finished his undergraduate degree at the Institut d'etudes Litteraires in Nice. In 1964, he earned a master's degree from the University of Aix-en-Provence and wrote a doctoral thesis in 1983 on Mexico's early history for the University of Perpignan. He has taught at numerous universities throughout the world and has written around 30 books including novels, essays, and short stories. He was awarded the 1963 Theophraste Renaudot prize and the 2008 Nobel Prize for Literature.

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