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Jmg Le Clezio

J. M. G. Le Clézio is a French writer dubbed the living legend of French modern literature. Born in 1940 in Nice, France, Le Clézio holds dual French and Mauritian nationality. In 1963, he achieved success at the age of 23 when his first novel Le Procès-Verbal (The Interrogation) won the Prix Renaudot. In 1980, Le Clézio was the first winner of the Grand Prix Paul Morand, awarded by the Académie Française, for his novel Désert (Desert) . Le Clézio also received the Nobel Prize in Literature in...See more