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About the Author
Amélie Nothomb was born in Japan of Belgian parents in 1967. She lives in Paris. Since her debut on the French literary scene, she has published a novel a year, every year. Her edgy fiction, unconventional thinking, and public persona have combined to transform her into a worldwide literary sensation. Her books have been translated into over twenty-five languages and been awarded numerous prizes including the French Academy's 1999 Grand Prix for the Novel, the René-Fallet prize, the Alain-Fournier prize and the Grand Prix Giono in 2008.
    Praise for Pétronille

    "Amelie Nothomb's simple and very French style crackles with sly humour and satire while providing an astute analysis of female friendships."
    --The Daily Mail

    "In Amélie Nothomb's signature lighthearted style...a genuienly funny and touching tribute to a friendship between two young female novelists in Paris."
    --Shelf Awareness

    Praise for Amélie Nothomb

    "Amélie Nothomb is such an utter astonishment, the shock of reading her for the first time is like realising you have missed a whole movement, or a century, in the scheme of things."
    --Scotland on Sunday

    "Read Amélie Nothomb! It's a bit like opening a bag full of surprises."
    --Le Globe-Lecteur

    "Nothomb's Life Form fuses the sincere with the subversive to tell a story as winning as it is perverse."
    --The Seattle Times

    "Nothomb's prose has a hard-edged clarity and a slyness to it."
    --The Los Angeles Times