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Irène Frain

Irène Frain

Irène Frain taught in high school and at the Sorbonne University before turning to literature and journalism in 1979. Her first novel Le Nabab (1982; The Nawab), inspired by the true story of a Breton sailor crowned a nawab in India, met with great success. Since then, she has written about forty books, some of which resulted from her fascination for Indian culture, both ancient and modern: Devi (1992) about Phoolan Devi, the “Queen of Bandits”, and The Forest of the 29 (2011), about Jambhoji, founder of the Bishnoi community in Rajasthan. To Siberia, I Shall Follow You is her latest publication.

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Panel: Trysts with India

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