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Philippe Besson on Wikipedia
Philippe Besson (born 29 January 1967 in Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire, Charente) is a French writer.Life
In 1999, Besson, a law graduate, was inspired to write his first novel, En l'absence des hommes while reading of accounts of ex-servicemen during the First World War. The novel, with its daring inclusion of Marcel Proust as a central character, won the Prix Emmanuel Roblès. Besson's second novel, Son Frère was shortlisted f…