Amin Maalouf

"The Crusades Through Arab Eyes"

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Year of Birth

1949

Nationality

FR / LB

Field of Knowledge

Novelist

Amin Maalouf (French: [maluf]; Arabic: أمين معلوف‎; born 25 February 1949) is an award-winning Lebanese-born French author who has lived in France since 1976. Although his native language is Arabic, he writes in French, and his works have been translated into over 40 languages. He received the Prix Goncourt in 1993 for his novel The Rock of Tanios as well as the 2010 Prince of Asturias Award for Literature. He is a member of the Académie française.

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