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Nicolas Mathieu (writer)

Nicolas Mathieu 2018

Nicolas Mathieu (June 2, 1978, Épinal), is a French author and winner of the prestigious Prix Goncourt in 2018.[1]



His first novel is Aux animaux la guerre ("To Animals War"; 2014), a mystery/crime novel.[2] It was adapted to a 6-part France 3 television series in 2018.

His second novel, Leurs enfants après eux (2018) is about a group of young people in a fictional northeastern French town over the course of six years. It is an "educational novel, a novel about disillusionment", Mathieu said.[1] It is due to be published in the United States by Other Press, of New York City.

Awards and honoursEdit


  1. ^ a b c "Nicolas Mathieu wins France's prestigious Goncourt book award". France24. 2018-11-07. Retrieved 2018-11-07.
  2. ^ Éric Liblot, "Nicolas Mathieu sur la ligne noire des Vosges", L'Express, 2014-04-17
  3. ^ Hélène Abalo, Prix Erckmann-Chatrian 2014 à Nicolas Mathieu pour Aux animaux la guerre, 3.11.14, France 3 Lorraine
  4. ^ Annonce du classement, blog de Yann Plougastel

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