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Éric Vuillard is a writer and filmmaker born in Lyon in 1968. He has written nine award-winning books, including Conquistadors, winner of the 2010 Prix Ignatius J.
Reilly, La bataille d’Occident and Congo, both of which received the 2012 Prix Franz-Hessel and the 2013 Prix Valery-Larbaud. He won the 2017 Prix Goncourt,
France’s most prestigious literary prize, for L’ordre du jour. In 2019, its English translation The Order of the Day was chosen as a Waterstones Book of the Month and Éric Vuillard also received that year’s Hay Medal for Fiction. Latest publication: The War of the Poor (translated by Mark Polizzotti)
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|The War of the Poor, translated by Mark Polizzotti, published by Vintage|