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Jean-Marie Blas de Roblès

Biography

Jean-Marie Blas de Roblès was born in 1954 in Sidi-Bel-Abbès, Algeria. His family later returned to France, where he studied philosophy at the Sorbonne and history at the Collège de France. He later taught French in Brazil and then became director of the Maison de la Culture Française at the University of Fortaleza. He later went to China, featured in his first collection of stories, and then Palermo and Taiwan. He gave up teaching to concentrate on writing, though he was involved in an underwater exploration expedition in Libya. He also is responsible for the Archaeology collection of the publisher Edisud.

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Jean-Marie Blas de Roblès (in French)
Jean-Marie Blas de Roblès (in French)
Interview (in French)

Bibliography

1982 La Mémoire de riz et autres contes (stories)
1983 D’un Almageste les fragments : Périhélie (poetry)
1986 D’un Almageste les fragments : Sur des ruines (poetry)
1987 L’Impudeur des choses (novel)
1989 Le Rituel des dunes (novel)
1990 D’un Almageste les fragments : Pancrace (poetry)
1999 Libye grecque, romaine et byzantine
2003 Sites et Monuments antiques de l’Algérie (with Claude Sintes) (archeology)
2004 Vestiges archéologiques du Liban (with Dominique Piéri et Jean-Baptiste Yon) (archeology)
2006 Alerte, catacombes (poetry)
2008 Méduse en son miroir (et autres textes) (essays)
2008 Là où les tigres sont chez eux (Where Tigers are at Home) (novel)
2010 La Montagne de minuit (novel)
2011 Sicile antique (with Bernard Birrer et Hervé Danesi) (archeology)
2012 Les Greniers de Babel (art)
2014 L’Île du Point Némo (Island of Point Nemo) (novel)
2015 Hautes Lassitudes (poetry)
2017 Dans l’épaisseur de la chair (novel)