Daniel Pennac


Born
in Casablanca, Morocco
December 01, 1944

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Daniel Pennac (real name Daniel Pennacchioni) is a French writer. He received the Prix Renaudot in 2007 for his essay Chagrin d'école.

After studying in Nice he became a teacher. He began to write for children and then wrote his book series "La Saga Malaussène", that tells the story of Benjamin Malaussène, a scapegoat, and his family in Belleville, Paris.

His writing style can be humorous and imaginative like in "La Saga Malaussène", but he has also written essays, such as "Comme un roman", a pedagogic essay."La Débauche", written jointly with Jacques Tardi, treats the topic of unemployment, revealing his social preoccupations.

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La Petite Marchande de prose

4.20 avg rating — 5,027 ratings — published 1990 — 20 editions
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Comme un roman

3.96 avg rating — 8,154 ratings — published 1992 — 75 editions
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Monsieur Malaussène

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Chagrin d'école

3.59 avg rating — 3,611 ratings — published 2007 — 49 editions
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Aux fruits de la passion

3.94 avg rating — 2,282 ratings — published 1999 — 20 editions
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Messieurs les enfants

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L'Œil du loup

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Journal d'un corps

3.98 avg rating — 2,553 ratings — published 2012 — 34 editions
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