Annie Ernaux a French Writer

Annie Ernaux a French Writer

She Started her Life as a Domestic Helper

Wins Noble Prize  in Literature  

Annie Ernaux The Noble laureate expressed her gratitude towards her readers all over the world. She specializes in estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory.

The Nobel laureate has authored more than twenty books, the majority of which provide a succinct summary of her personal experiences and life events.

She utilised her own biography as a starting point for her examination of life in France during the 1940s. Ernaux is incredibly well-known for her deceptively simple novels.

Her autobiography, La Place (A Man's Place), mostly focuses on her connection with her father and her experiences as a child growing up in a small French village.

She says, Sometimes I wonder if the purpose of my writing is to find out whether other people have done or felt the same things or, if not, for them to consider experiencing such things as normal.

Maybe I would also like them to live out these very emotions in turn, forgetting that they had once read about them somewhere., she adds.

“Maybe the true purpose of my life is for my body, my sensations and my thoughts to become writing, in other words, something intelligible and universal, causing my existence to merge into the...