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Carole Martinez (10 November 1966 in Créhange) is a French contemporary novelist.

Biography

She was at a time tempted by theater and created her troupe at age 20.

She is a teacher of French.

Her first novel, Le Cœur cousu [fr], released discreetly in February 2007, received thereafter numerous prizes. Her second novel, Du domaine des Murmures [fr], is short listed for the prix Goncourt (the prize eventually went to L'Art français de la guerre by Alexis Jenni with five votes, and three to Carole Martinez.) She finally was awarded the prix Goncourt des lycéens.

Publications

  • 1998: Le Cri du livre, Paris, Pocket, series "Jeunesse", 175 p. . Reissued under the title L'Œil du témoin, Paris, éditions Rageot, series "Heure noire", 2011, 192 p.
  • 2007: Le Cœur cousu, Paris, éditions Gallimard, Collection Blanche, 430 p.
Prix Renaudot des lycéens 2007
Prix Ulysse 2007
Prix Emmanuel Roblès 2007
Premier prix du Festival du Premier Roman de Chambéry - 2007
Bourse de la Découverte - Prix Découverte Prince Pierre de Monaco 2007
Bourse Thyde Monnier 2007
Prix des lycéens de Monaco
  • 2011: Du domaine des Murmures, Paris, éditions Gallimard, Collection Blanche, 208 p.
Prix Goncourt des lycéens 2011.
Prix Marcel-Aymé 2012.
  • 2015: La terre qui penche, éditions Gallimard, Collection Blanche, , Feuille d'or de la ville de Nancy.
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