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Three finalists for the Grand Prix du Roman de l'Académie française


François-Henri Déserable, Gilles Martin-Chauffier and Mohamed Mbougar Sarr are the last to be in the running.

The commission of the Grand Prix du Roman de l'Académie française established, Thursday, its second and last selection for the designation of the winner on Thursday, October 28.

Read alsoDiscover the first list of the Grand Prix du Roman de l'Académie française

She retained three titles from François-Henri Déserable (

My master and my winner

), Gilles Martin-Chauffier (

The Last Tribun

) and Mohamed Mbougar Sarr (

The Most Secret Memory of Men


The big winner in the number of selections in the price lists, Mohamed Bougar Sarr continues his incredible journey.

Even if he was withdrawn from the selection of Femina, he remains favorite of Goncourt and other prizes.

It has been on the last list of the Hennessy book prize since today.

However, the status of arch-favorite can turn out to be a trap and the author will leave empty-handed ...

Read alsoDiscover the second list of the Femina price

The French Academy which has a large number of Grasset authors could be tempted to crown Gilles Martin-Chauffier.

On the other hand, with his last novel, François-Henri Désrable would have many supporters in the Commission du roman which awards the prize.

This could console the Gallimard editions which no longer have representatives on the lists of Goncourt and Medici.

Last year the Grand Prix du Roman de l'Académie française crowned Étienne de Montety for his novel

The Great Test


Source: lefigaro

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