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L'invention de nos vies : roman

Karine Tuil (author)

L'invention de nos vies : roman

Title
L'invention de nos vies : roman
Author
Karine Tuil
Language
French
Publisher
Paris: Grasset, 2013
492 p.
ISBN
9782246807520 (paperback)

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About Karine Tuil

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Karine Tuil (May 3, 1972, Paris -), is a French novelist who has written several award-winning novels in French and English. Her works have themes ranging from marriage and Jewish identity to detention centers and corporate politics.

Background

Tuil was born in Paris on May 3, 1972. After obtaining her baccalaureate, she studied law, and received a Diploma of Advanced Studies in Communication Law at the University of Paris II (Panthéon Assas). Tuil was practicing as a lawyer but prepared a thesis she did not defend. She then decided to devote herself to writing.

Career

Tuil's first published novel, Pour le Pire, was noticed by Jean-Marie Rouart. It was published in September 2000 by Plon publishing house. The novel describes the slow decomposition of a couple. Her second novel, Forbidden, (Plon 2001) – a satirical account of the identity crisis of an old Jew – was sel…Read more on Wikipedia