Posted on 22nd October 2010

Posted by Sophie

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Fiction Uncovered by… Ollie Brock, Online Editor, Granta

Michèle Lesbre, a former schoolteacher, apparently wrote detective novels before turning to literary fiction in 2001. It didn’t take her long to climb the ranks: her 2007 novel, Le canapé rouge, was a finalist for France’s prestigious Goncourt prize and has been translated into eight languages — though not, as far as I can see,…