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Philippe Claudel
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  • About this Author
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Philippe Claudel is the author of many novels, including Brodeck, which won the Prix Goncourt des Lycéens in 2007 and the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize in 2010. His novel By a Slow River has been translated into thirty-two languages and was awarded the Prix Renaudot in 2003 and the Elle Readers’ Literary Prize in 2004. Claudel also wrote and directed the 2008 film I’ve Loved You So Long, starring Kristin Scott Thomas, which won a BAFTA Award for Best Film Not in the English Language.

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Brodeck

Written by Philippe Claudel
Translated by John Cullen


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 13, 2010
Price: $15.95

A powerful and moving novel about the ravages war and the need to tell the truth, even in the face of adversity.

After the close of a great war, a mysterious stranger arrives in a small European village. He is an artist and he begins sketching the villagers, showing the painful reality... Read more >
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Brodeck
A novel
Written by Philippe Claudel


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 23, 2009
Price: $11.99

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By a Slow River
A Novel
Written by Philippe Claudel


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 12, 2007
Price: $15.00

A bestseller in France and winner of the Prix Renaudot, By a Slow River is a mesmerizing and atmospheric tale of three mysterious deaths in an oddly isolated French village during World War I.

The placid daily life of a small town near the front seems impervious to the nearby pounding of... Read more >
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By a Slow River
A Novel
Written by Philippe Claudel


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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The Investigation

Written by Philippe Claudel


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $16.95

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year

The Investigator, a humble and ordinary man, has been ordered to conduct an Investigation into a series of suicides that have taken place at the Enterprise—a huge, sprawling complex in an unnamed Town. But the Investigator’s train is delayed. When he finally arrives, no... Read more >
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The Investigation
A Novel
Written by Philippe Claudel
Translated by John Cullen


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $12.99

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