“Tales” wins the 2008 Prize for Best First Foreign Novel in France!

The 2008 French Prizes for Best First Novels were announced in Paris on Tuesday, November 18th. Le Prix du Premier Roman Etranger (Best First Foreign Novel Prize) went to Dans la Ville des Veuves Intrépides (Tales from the Town of Widows) by Colombian author James Cañón. The novel was published by Belfond and translated from the English by Robert Davreu. The Prize for Best First French Novel went to Hôtel de Lausanne by Thierry Dancourt. The jury was composed of 12 renowned French authors, journalists and literary critics.
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