L'Inconnu sur la Terre

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"L'Inconnu sur la Terre" could be translated as
Author J. M. G. Le Clézio
Original title L'Inconnu sur la Terre
Country France
Language French
Genre Essay
Publisher Gallimard, Paris
Publication date
Pages 325 pp
ISBN 978-2-07-075488-5
OCLC 316291019

"L'Inconnu sur la Terre" is an essay written by French Nobel laureate J. M. G. Le Clézio.


Described by the author as being a long journal written on Italian schoolbooks of a young boy's erratic walkabout on the soil, though not far from the sea, somewhat lost in the fog, and who particularly likes the intensive light of day [1]

Publication history[edit]

Nouvelle Revue Française:I.[edit]

"L'inconnu sur la terre." I.Nouvelle Revue Française 299, déc: 1–21,1977

Nouvelle Revue Française:II.[edit]

"L'inconnu sur la terre." II.Nouvelle Revue Française 300, janvier: 46–64.1978

Nouvelle Revue Française:fin.[edit]

"L'inconnu sur la terre." fin. Nouvelle Revue Française 301, fév: 70–84. 1978

First French Edition[edit]

  • Le Clézio, JMG (1978/reprint 2002 and 2006). L'inconnu sur la terre (in French). Paris: Gallimard. p. 395. ISBN 978-2-07-075488-5.  Check date values in: |date= (help)


  1. ^ "PRIX NOBEL 2008". Librairie Gaïa. 2008-10-10. Archived from the original on 18 November 2008. Retrieved 14 November 2008.