Benameur, Jeanne


Born in 1952 in Algeria to a Tunisian father and Italian mother, Jeanne Benameur arrived in France with her family at the age of five. Among her novels published by Actes Sud are Profanes (2013, Grand Prix du Roman RTL/Lire), Otages intimes (2015, Prix Version Femina 2015, Prix Libraires en Seine 2016), L’enfant qui (2017) and more recently Ceux qui partent (2019, Prix des Lecteurs de Corse 2020).