Clara Dupont-Monod

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Clara Dupont-Monod studied ancient French at the Sorbonne, and began her career in journalism writing for Cosmopolitan and Marianne. Her novels often draw on medieval myths and history, and have been nominated for the Prix Goncourt and the Prix Femina, two of France’s most prestigious literary awards. She lives in Paris, and has been haunted by the story of Eleanor of Aquitaine for many years.

Related / Latest Publication:
The Revolt, translated by Ruth Diver (Quercus, 2020)