"'We should welcome Nothomb's books in whatever form they arrive; such elegance and fierceness are rare.' Times Literary Supplement"
About the Author
Belgian by nationality, Amelie Nothomb was born in Kobe, Japan, and currently lives in Paris. She is the bestselling author of thirteen novels, translated into thirty languages. The Book of Proper Names was originally published in France, where it has sold over 250,000 copies.
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