“From our wounded brother” will be the movie with Vincent Lacoste, which will be released March 23. It is the first book that received the Goncourt Prize for first novel in 2016. The author of this book refused to accept it. Memories.
It was May 9, 2016, and nobody knew Joseph Andras.His book wasn’t even available in bookstores yet. The Académie Goncourt, blown away by his explosive prose, did not stop at these details. To everyone’s surprise she awarded him the Goncourt Prize for the First Novel. It was “Of our injured brothers” that she awarded him the Goncourt prize for the first novel. This revealed the disturbing story of FernandIveton, a young communist worker who suffered from severe mental illness and was guillotined by the Algerian government. Actes Sud was scheduled to publish the book two days later. The author did not appear in public. The author just wrote a letter to the jurors requesting that they reject their 3800 euros and laurels.
Live hidden to live with integrity Two sentences were all it took to write the resume of the invisible writer: “Born in 1984, Joseph Andras lives in Normandy. He often stays abroad. »This was not all. He was not the only one. His name was just a screen.