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Nelly Arcan

Nelly Arcan was born in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. Her first novel Putain enjoyed immediate critical and media success. It was a finalist for both the Prix Medicis and the Prix Femina, two of France's most prestigious literary awards. Three more novels followed establishing her as a literary star in Quebec and France: Folle (also nominated for the Prix Femina), A ciel ouvert , and L'enfant dans le miroir . Paradis, clef en main , her fourth novel, was completed just days before she...See more