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Sylvain Tesson

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Photo: © F. Mantovani © Editions Gallimard

About the Author

Sylvain Tesson has walked from Russia to India, participated in archaeological digs in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and wintered alone in a cabin on a lake in Siberia. One of France’s most celebrated travel writers, he has been awarded the Prix Medicis and the Prix Goncourt de la Nouvelle. The Art of Patience won the Prix Renaudot in 2019.

Books by Sylvain Tesson

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