Jean-Marie Blas de Roblès


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Sidi-bel-Abbès, Algeria
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Jean-Marie Blas de Roblès is a French writer, poet, philosopher and archaeologist. In 2008 he won the Prix Médicis for his novel "Là où les tigres sont chez eux".
Born in 1954 in Sidi Bel Abbes, he repatriated to France with his parents after the independence of Algeria, he spent his adolescence in Provence, in the Var. He then studied philosophy at the Sorbonne and history at the College de France.
After graduating, he taught French literature in Brazil (1981-1982), China (1983-1984) and then in Sicily, and Taiwan.
From 1986 he became a member of the French Archaeological Mission in Libya and participates each summer for underwater excavations of Apollonia of Cyrene, Leptis Magna and Sabratha in Tripoli.
Since 1996, he devoted himself exclusiv
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Là où les tigres sont chez eux

3.66 avg rating — 408 ratings — published 2008 — 30 editions
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L’Ile du Point Némo

3.38 avg rating — 191 ratings — published 2014 — 9 editions
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La Montagne de minuit

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Dans l'épaisseur de la chair

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La Mémoire de riz

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Alcântara

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L Échiquier de Saint-Louis

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Dans l'épaisseur de la chair

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L'impudeur des choses

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“Děláme si však o lidech takové předsudky, zavíráme je do tak malých přihrádeček, že zůstáváme jako opaření, když nám z nich najednou ze všech stran vykukují.”
Jean-Marie Blas de Robles, Půlnoční hora

“Nonsense. The man who gave him to me, a German friend, had tried to teach him a line by Hölderlin: 'Man's dwelling is poetic' or something like that, but it didn't work. The stupid bird insists on repeating that 'Man's swelling his pointed dick,' and there's no way of making him correct it." [bird's name is 'Heidegger']”
Jean-Marie Blas de Roblès, Là où les tigres sont chez eux

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