Amélie Nothomb

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Amélie Nothomb


Born
in Etterbeek, Belgium
July 09, 1966

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Amélie Nothomb, born Fabienne Claire Nothomb, was born in Etterbeek, Belgium on 9 July 1966, to Belgian diplomats. Although Nothomb claims to have been born in Japan, she actually began living in Japan at the age of two until she was five years old. Subsequently, she lived in China, New York, Bangladesh, Burma, the United Kingdom (Coventry) and Laos.
She is from a distinguished Belgian political family; she is notably the grand-niece of Charles-Ferdinand Nothomb, a Belgian foreign minister (1980-1981). Her first novel, Hygiène de l'assassin, was published in 1992. Since then, she has published approximately one novel per year with a.o. Les Catilinaires (1995), Stupeur Et Tremblements (1999) and Métaphysique des tubes (2000).
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Stupeur et tremblements

3.71 avg rating — 15,817 ratings — published 1999 — 44 editions
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Hygiène de l'assassin

3.75 avg rating — 7,576 ratings — published 1992 — 44 editions
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Métaphysique des tubes

3.85 avg rating — 6,884 ratings — published 2000 — 39 editions
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Ni d'Ève ni d'Adam

3.68 avg rating — 5,394 ratings — published 2007 — 43 editions
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Cosmétique de l'ennemi

3.79 avg rating — 4,253 ratings — published 2001 — 38 editions
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Acide sulfurique

3.55 avg rating — 4,431 ratings — published 2005 — 28 editions
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3.32 avg rating — 4,658 ratings — published 2003 — 38 editions
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Mercure

3.62 avg rating — 3,732 ratings — published 1998 — 3 editions
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Biographie de la faim

3.73 avg rating — 4,289 ratings — published 2004 — 30 editions
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Le Sabotage amoureux

3.64 avg rating — 3,193 ratings — published 1993 — 31 editions
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“God isn't chocolate, he's the encounter between chocolate and the palate capable of appreciating it.”
Amélie Nothomb

“Il y a des beautés qui sautent aux yeux et d'autres qui sont écrites en hyéroglyphes: on met du temps à déchiffrer leur splendeur mais, quand elle est apparue, elle est plus belle que la beauté.”
Amélie Nothomb

“Il n'y a rien de gentil à laisser de faux espoirs. L'ambiguïté est la source de la douleur.”
Amélie Nothomb, Ni d'Ève ni d'Adam

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The Name of the Wind
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1) by Patrick Rothfuss
af Patrick Rothfuss
 
  7 votes 29.2%

Kadaverdoktoren
Kadaverdoktoren by Lene Kaaberbøl
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  6 votes 25.0%

World War Z
World War Z An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks
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  4 votes 16.7%

The Book Thief
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
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  3 votes 12.5%

Undtagelsen
Undtagelsen by Christian Jungersen
af Christian Jungersen
 
  2 votes 8.3%

The Invisible Man
The Invisible Man  by H.G. Wells
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  1 vote 4.2%

Fear and Trembling
Fear and Trembling by Amélie Nothomb
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  1 vote 4.2%

Blodlag
Blodläge by Johan Theorin
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  0 votes 0.0%

A Monster Calls
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
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The Snow Child
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
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