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Animalia

Jean-Baptiste Del Amo

Translated by Frank Wynne

An excerpt from Animalia by Jean-Baptiste Del Amo, translated from the French by Frank Wynne.

Jean-Baptiste Del Amo

Jean-Baptiste Del Amo, born in 1981, is one of France’s most exciting and ambitious young writers. Animalia, his fourth novel, is his first to appear in English.

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Translated by Frank Wynne

Frank Wynne has translated works by authors including Michel Houellebecq, Patrick Modiano, Virginie Despentes, Jean-Baptiste Del Amo, Javier Cercas and Almudena Grandes. His work has earned various awards, including the IMPAC Prize (2002), the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize (2005), the Scott Moncrieff Prize (2008, 2016) and the Premio Valle Inclán.

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