Tuesday 8 November, the famous French writer Serge Joncour received the “Interallié Award” in the first round with six votes, for his book “Reposes-toi sur moi” published in September. This book tells a beautiful love story of Ludovic, a former paasant who came to live in Paris and Aurore who works in the field of fashion, two people who are totally different but who will become lovers.
Serge Joncour was born in 1961, originally from a farming family. In many of his works, we can feel the rural side and several details that refer to his childhood in the countryside with his parents.
The price “Interalié” is a French literary prize awarded annually since 1930 in November during the period of literary price falls. Serge Joncour has succeed Laurent Binet, who won the price in 2015 for his book “La septième fonction du language”. Serge Joncour ended up in final with two famous writers Gaël Faye and Eric Vuilliard.
The “Interallié” award is not the only price that Serge Joncour has won in his life, he wrote a lot of different books like “L’écrivain national” and “L’amour sans le faire”. This latest book permitted him to win the “Prix literraire des Hebdos en Région” in 2013.
By Noémie Malka, IEJ1D