Patrick Lapeyre

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Patrick Lapeyre
Born 1949
Language French
Notable works La vie est brève et le désir sans fin
Notable awards Prix Femina

Patrick Lapeyre is a French writer, and winner of the Prix Femina, 2010, for his seventh novel, La vie est brève et le désir sans fin.[1][2][3]

Lapeyre was born in 1949 in Pantin. He attended the École Normale Supérieure with Alain Finkielkraut and Pascal Bruckner before studying literature at the Sorbonne. After becoming a teacher, he published his first novel, Le corps inflammable, in 1984. He received the Prix du Livre Inter in 2004 for L'Homme-soeur[2] and the Prix Femina in 2010 for La vie est brève et le désir sans fin.



  1. ^ "Tous les lauréats du Prix Femina". Retrieved 2 February 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Le prix Femina à Patrick Lapeyre pour un trio amoureux inoubliable". Le Point. 2 November 2010. Retrieved 2 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Patrick Lapeyre remporte le prix Femina". Le Monde. 02.11.10.  Check date values in: |date= (help)