Einbinder Emily
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Bérénice Foussard-Nakache is the second author taking her first steps as a writer in this novel collection. She adresses a complex & risky subject: the mixed-religion couple. And what is better to talk about these unavoidable conflicts than humor?  With a remarkable boldness for a young 23-years-old-writer, she took the bet to develop the psyches of the two protagonists in order to produce two visions of the same situation, two different voices each one witnessing complexity but also the author’s.” Samuel Dock 

Bérénice is a charming young Parisian writer. Her novel was published in the collection “Nouvelles du Couple” under the direction of  Samuel Dock . Throughout the collection, love relationships are portrayed in different situations, perspectives.

T.P.F. : How did you end up working on this collection of novels?

Bérénice : I met Jean Castarède at Sup de Luxe. I gave him one of my writing from high school. He calls me one day and asks me if I would be capable of writing a novel for the next collection he was going to publish. When I asked him what the subject was, he simply answered: “Give me some news on Couples”. We were in the middle of a political debate on ritual slaughter and circumcision in Europe and I was inspired by the theme of the “mixed couple“. The subject had been addressed a thousand times, therefore I chose to put myself in the shoes of the two protagonists to produce a double version of the story. Samuel Dock was very helpful & guided me throughout my writing.

The Parisian Flair recommends reading this rich collection of Novels.  Although, there is no English version for the moment. We also want to wish the best of luck to the talented & promising Bérénice.

 

Bonne lecture à tous.

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