Laurent Gaudé is a French novelist and playwright. After being nominated for the 2002 Prix Goncourt with The Death of King Tsongor, he won the award in 2004 for his novel The House of the Scorta. His newest book, Salina: les trois exils, was released last year. He is also the winner of the Prix Jean Giono, Prix Goncourt des lycéens, and the Prix des libraries. He lives in Paris.
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