Breakfast with Nicolas Fargues - a Fête de la Francophonie event


Date // 10am
Location // Alliance Française Auckland, Grey Lynn
4$ members/5$ non-members (Tea, coffee and French pastry included)

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We will welcome Nicolas Fargues,  a renowned French author who has published ten books, including  J’étais derrière toi – I was Behind You (Pushkin Press, London) – which has been translated into fifteen different languages.

Nicolas was born in 1972 in the Paris region and spent his childhood between Cameroon, Lebanon and Corsica. He studied modern French literature at La Sorbonne University and completed his master’s thesis on the life and work of Egyptian author Georges Henein. Nicholas’ first novel  Le Tour du propriétaire was published in 2000. He has spent the last few years between Indonesia, Paris, Yaoundé and Madagascar.
Nicolas was nominated on the 3rd of September 2015 for the prestigious Goncourt Prize for his latest book  Au pays du p’tit (In the land of the lil’).  

Discover the first few pages of his novels by clicking on the covers