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Literary encounters with French authors in May!

Encounters with French writers in May

Enjoy French literature during this literary month!

13 - 23 May 2015 | Johannesburg and Cape Town


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If you are a booklover, take out your diary and book your date for an encounter with a French author in May…

 

Whether you like crime and detective books or light hearted novels, Franck Thilliez, Olivier Truc or Romain Puértolas will delight you!

Masters crime and detective writers, Franck Thilliez (Bred to kill, Syndrome E) and Olivier Truc (Forty days without shadow: an artic novel) wrote gripping novels which were translated in several languages. Romain Puértolas, who just toured the world with his international best seller, translated in 37 languages, The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe (éd. La Dilettante, 2013. Penguin Random House 2014 for English version), and launched his equally successful second novel The Little Girl Who Swallowed A Cloud As Big As The Eiffel Tower (La Dilettante, 2015).

 

Literature will shine at the Franschhoek Literary Festival (FLF), from 15 to 17 May, with more than 170 international and local writers, as well asRomain Puértolas, Franck Thilliez and Olivier Truc.

 

-> If you can't attend this year's FLF, you can still get a chance to meet with them.

 

Romain Puértolas

- Wednesday 13 May 18:00 for 18:30 - Love Books, The Bamboo Lifestyle Centre, 53 Rustenberg Road, Melville, Johannesburg - RSVP : Love Books on Kate This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 011 726 7408 by Monday 11 May 2015

- Thursday 14 May 17:30 for 18:00 - Book Lounge, 71 Roeland Street, Cnr. Buitenkant, Cape Town - RSVP : Book Lounge on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or 021 462 2425 by Tuesday 12 May 2015

- Friday 15 May 16:00 Congregational Church Building Character (Franschhoek Literary Festival)
- Saturday 16 May 16:00 Protea Hotel 1 What's In a Title? (Franschhoek Literary Festival)
- Sunday 17 May 11.30 Hospice Hall Subverting Genre (Franschhoek Literary Festival)
 

Franck Thilliez

- Friday 15 May 10:00 Congregational Church "Trade Secrets" (Franschhoek Literary Festival)
- Saturday 16 May 16:00 Congregational Church "What a Plot I've Got!" (Franschhoek Literary Festival)

- Sunday 17 May 10:00 Congregational Church "Brothers in Crime" (Franschhoek Literary Festival)

- Monday 18 May 18:00 Alliance française, 155 Loop Street, Cape Town

 

Olivier Truc

- Friday 15 May 10:00 Congregational Church "Trade Secrets" (Franschhoek Literary Festival)
- Saturday 16 May 13:00 Hospice Hall "Telling Tales or Tub-thumping?" (Franschhoek Literary Festival)
- Sunday 17 May 10:00 Congregational Church "Brothers in Crime" (Franschhoek Literary Festival)
- Monday 18 May 18:00 Alliance française, 155 Loop Street, Cape Town
- Saturday 23 May 13:45-14:30 "Gained in Translation" and 16:15-17:00 "The Gory Details" Kingsmead Book Fair, 
132 Oxford Road (Entrance in Tottenham Avenue), Melrose, Johannesburg

 

Extra links:
Book lounge
Facebook here & Twitter here
Love books Facebook here & Twitter here

FLF: http://www.flf.co.za/

Kingsmead Book Fair: www.kingsmead.co.za/bookfair

Follow them!
Olivier Truc:
 https://twitter.com/OlivierSweden

Franck Thilliez: https://twitter.com/fthilliez

Romain Puerttolas: https://twitter.com/RomainPuertolas

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