All this has been described a thousand times

Dear Jean, I am writing to you in haste, just to share my impressions on 1914: a novel (tr.  Linda Coverdale), which I read for Caroline’s Literature and War Readalong 2016. During the Easter holidays, we are leaving for a bike trip to Austria, and I don’t know if I would have the time (or the…

Jean Echenoz

Jean Echenoz (26 December 1947) is a French novelist. He studied sociology and engineering in Rodez, Digne-les-Bains, Lyon, Aix-en-Provence, Marseille and Paris.  He worked briefly at the newspaper L’Humanité.  In 1975, he attended a course at the École pratique des hautes études et des enseignements, at the Sorbonne Awards 1979 : Prix Fénéon for Le Méridien de Greenwich 1983 : Prix Médicis for Cherokee 1999 :…