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Een Siberische lente

Andreï Makine (author)

Een Siberische lente

Andreï Makine (author)
Title
Een Siberische lente
Author
Andreï Makine
Language
Dutch
Original title
Au temps du fleuve Amour
Publisher
Den Haag: Stichting Uitgeverij XL, 1999
271 p.
ISBN
90-5542-483-8

About Andreï Makine

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Andreï Sergueïevitch Makine (Russian: Андрей Серге́евич Макин; born 10 September 1957) is a French novelist. He also publishes under the pseudonym Gabriel Osmonde. Makine's novels include Dreams of My Russian Summers (1995) which won two top French awards, the Prix Goncourt and the Prix Médicis. He was elected to seat 5 of the Académie Française on 3 March 2016, succeeding Assia Djebar.

Biography

Andreï Makine was born in Krasnoyarsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union on 10 September 1957 and grew up in the city of Penza about 700 kilometres (435 mi) south-east of Moscow. As a boy, having acquired familiarity with France and its language from his French-born grandmother (it is not certain whether Makine had a French grandmother; in later interviews he claimed to have learned French from a friend), he wrote poems in both French and his native Russian.

In 1987, he went to France as a member of a…Read more on Wikipedia