Author: Sylvain Prudhomme

Born in France in 1979, Sylvain Prudhomme grew up in Cameroon, Nigeria and Burundi before returning to Paris to study literature, and then becoming director of the Franco- Senegalese Alliance in Ziguinchor, Senegal, from 2010 to 2012. Contemporary Africa, where he lived and worked for so many years, is one of his major sources of inspiration. Sylvain is the author of six novels. Les grands (Gallimard 2014) was named the "Révélation française de l'année 2014" in Lire magazine's best books of the year, and won the Prix Georges Brassens and the Prix de la Porte Dorée. His most recent book, Légende (Gallimard 2016), was a finalist for the Grand Prix de l'Académie Française, and winner of the Prix François Billetdoux and the Prix Révélation SGDL.

The Greats
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The Greats


Fiction. Translated by Jessica Moore. Winner of the 2015 Prix de la Porte Dorée. Winner of the 2014 the Prix Georges-Brassens. Guinea-Bissau, 2012. Sylvain Prudhomme revisits the famous 70's music group Super Mama Djombo, as seen through the eyes of...

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