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Anna Gavalda
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Anna Gavalda

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Born in 1970, Anna Gavalda was a teacher whose collection of stories, I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere, shot her to fame (published in the UK with her novella Someone I Loved). Her novel Hunting and Gathering (Ensemble c'est tout) was a bestseller in several countries, selling over two million copies, and was made into a film; this was followed by Consolation. Her books have been translated into thirty-six languages. The mother of two children, she lives and writes just outside Paris.

Books by Anna Gavalda

Consolation

This second triumphant, spellbinding novel by the enchantress Anna Gavalda was the bestselling French novel in 2008.

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Hunting and Gathering

Already a bestseller in several countries, this enchanting novel about a collection of misfits in Paris is quirky, poignant and unputdownable - Gavalda is a new young literary star.

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I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere

A wonderful collection of stories published together with a poignant novella from the internationally renowned author of Hunting and Gathering

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