Invitation to a Reading
Romain Gary has gone to war
de Laurent Seksik
Tuesday 30 May 2017 at 7 PM (Paris time GMT+1)
Excerpts read by Valerie Delbore
In the presence of Laurent Seksik
The reading (50 minutes) will be followed by a signature.
You can book by email or by calling +33(0)6.12.08.66.66 or directly on the website
Published by Flammarion in January 2017, acclaimed by critics, "Romain Gary s'en va-t-en guerre " (Romain Gary has gone to war) is the heighth novel by Laurent Seknik. A physician and distinguished radiologist, Laurent Seksik is a French writer, born in 1962 in Nice (France).
French writer, Romain Gary born Roman Kacew in Lithuania and also known by pen names such as Émile Ajar was also a French diplomat, novelist, script writer (The longest day) and World War II aviator. He is the only author to have won the Prix Goncourt under two different names.
In its 11 mai 2017 issue, Le Devoir (The Duty), a French-language daily newspaper published in Montreal and distributed in Quebec, which slogan is « Libre de penser » (free to think), publishes a great column signed Danielle Laurin and titled « Entrevue, Laurent Seksik revisite les figures multiples de Romain Gary » (Interview, Laurent Seksik revisits the multiple figures of Romain Gary. This interview recounts with emotion Laurent Seksik's book, bringing up for the first time the story of the father and half-brother of Romain Gary and highlights the role played by his father's absence in Romain Gary's life and literary work. The article (second window).