David Foenkinos


Born
in Paris, France
October 28, 1974


David Foenkinos (born 28 October 1974) is a French author and screenwriter. He studied literature and music in Paris. His novel La délicatesse is a bestseller in France.A film based on the book was released in December 2011, with Audrey Tautou as the main character.

Average rating: 3.73 · 18,372 ratings · 2,197 reviews · 45 distinct worksSimilar authors
Delicacy

3.67 avg rating — 7,893 ratings — published 2009 — 89 editions
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Charlotte

4.22 avg rating — 3,077 ratings — published 2014 — 49 editions
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Le Mystère Henri Pick

3.60 avg rating — 1,763 ratings — published 2016 — 31 editions
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Les souvenirs

3.77 avg rating — 1,098 ratings — published 2011 — 35 editions
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Le potentiel érotique de ma...

3.36 avg rating — 988 ratings — published 2004 — 26 editions
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Nos séparations

3.58 avg rating — 778 ratings — published 2008 — 20 editions
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Je vais mieux

3.52 avg rating — 856 ratings — published 2013 — 15 editions
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Lennon

3.90 avg rating — 589 ratings — published 2013 — 21 editions
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Vers la beauté

3.93 avg rating — 267 ratings2 editions
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En cas de bonheur

3.40 avg rating — 365 ratings — published 2005 — 13 editions
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“But you need to have lived years in nothingness to understand how a person can suddenly become frightened by a possibility.”
David Foenkinos, Delicacy

“We may finally ask ourselves whether coincidence really does exist. Maybe everybody we run into is walking around near us with the undying hope of meeting us? To think of it, it's a fact that they often seem out of breath.”
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“Dictionaries stop where the heart starts.”
David Foenkinos, Delicacy

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