Minard, Céline


Célline Minard is the author of numerous works of fiction, including Le Dernier Monde (2007), So long, Luise (2011​, winner of the Franz-Hessel-Preis​),​ ​her best-selling Western Faillir être flingué (2013​, Winner of the Prix Virilo, the Prix du Style, and the Prix du Livre Inter​), Le Grand Jeu (2016) and Bacchantes (2019). She is considered to be one of the most​ ​distinctive voices in French contemporary literature.​ ​Her novels are well known both for their philosophical depth and for their brilliance in yoking together disparate styles and eras.