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Emmanuel Carrère

Biography

Emmanuel Carrère was born in Paris in 1957. He graduated in politics from the Institut d’études politiques de Paris and then taught French in Indonesia. He was a film critic and his first book was on Werner Herzog, before publishing his first novel in 1983. His later works were novelised works of non-fiction subjects. He has also written film and TV scripts of his own works and the works of others.

Other sites

Emmanuel Carrère
Emmanuel Carrère: the most important French writer you’ve never heard of
Interview
Emmanuel Carrère (in French)
Qui est l’écrivain Emmanuel Carrère, le frère de Marina Carrère d’Encausse ? (in French)
Interview (in French)
Interview (in French)

Bibliography

1982 Werner Herzog (cinema)
1983 L’Amie du jaguar (novel)
1984 Bravoure (Gothic Romance) (novel)
1986 La Moustache (The Moustache) (novel)
1986 Le Détroit de Behring : Introduction a l’uchronie (literature)
1988 Hors d’atteinte (novel)
1993 Je suis vivant et vous êtes morts (I Am Alive and You Are Dead : A Journey Into The Mind of Philip K. Dick ) (biography)
1995 La Classe de neige (Class Trip) (novel)
2000 L’Adversaire (The Adversary: A True Story Of Monstrous Deception) (biography)
2007 Un roman russe ( My Life as a Russian Novel: A Memoir) (novel)
2009 D’autres vies que la mienne (Lives Other Than My Own) (stories)
2011 Limonov (Limonov) (novel)
2014 Le Royaume (The Kingdom) (novel)
2016 Il est avantageux d’avoir où aller (articles)
2018 Faire effraction dans le réel (stories)