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Catherine Rey 
Key facts 
Birth 
1956 
Saintes , Charente-Maritime , 
 la France 
Core business 
Writer 
Author 
Writing language 
French / English 
Genres 
Novel 
Primary works 

• L’Ami Intime (novel, 1994 ) • Ce aue racontait Jones (novel, 2003 ) • Une femme en marche (novel, 2007 )

        The Lovers (novel, 2018) 
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Catherine Rey , born in 1956 in Saintes , Charente-Maritime , is a French woman of letters . 
Summary 

• 1 Biography • 2 works • 3 Theatrical adaptation • 4 Distinctions • 5 Notes and references • 6 See also o 6.1 Sources o 6.2 External links

Biography  change the code ] 
Before devoting herself fully to writing, and after studying literature in Bordeaux , Catherine Rey worked for several years as a teacher of French literature. In 1997,  she left her work to settle in Perth , Western Australia  1  where her father was born in 1918. Her paternal grandparents had indeed emigrated to Australia in 1912. She lived in Perth for eight years, she returned to her native Charente-Maritime  2  in 2006. She currently lives in Illawarra south of Sydney. 
Catherine Rey holds a CAPES in modern literature.  She also holds a PhD from the University of Western Australia: The New Babel: Language, Identity and Morality in the works of Emil Cioran, Milan Kundera and Andrei Makine. In her PhD Catherine Rey studies the work of three writers who abandoned their original language to adopt French.  Catherine Rey is the author of short stories and several novels .  Highly noticed by critics and booksellers right after the release of his first novel, L'Ami intime , published in 1994 by Éditions Le temps qui fait , it is selected the following year among the 6 authors shortlisted for the " Prix Femina 1995 of the first novel "  3  . 
Continuing her exploration of the dark and sordid sides of humanity, the novelist published the following two years Les jours heureux , then Eloge de l’oubli with the same publisher.  The 2001 release of Lucy comme les chiens will mark a break in her collaboration with Éditions Le temps qui fait .  Again, in this novel, the author plunges the reader into the throes of the painful story of a retarded girl who, despite the beatings and humiliations of an abusive mother and an abusive old man, as do the beaten dogs, remains loving and faithful to a "master" who does not deserve it. 
In 2003 , his novel, Ce que racontait Jones, published by Éditions Phébus , received the Thyde Monnier scholarship from the Société des gens de lettres , and was shorlisted for the prestigious Renaudot literary award 4  and Femina lirerary award 5  that same year. 
In 2007 , Catherine Rey publishes Une femme en marche , an autobiographical novel in which she confronts certain truths that seemed hitherto unadvisable. 
In September 2010 , she publishes at Joëlle Losfeld The extraordinary adventures of John Lofty Oakes , a novel that retraces, in the style of the philosophical tale and the epic , the heroic quest of a man with a tiny size, but possessing the gift of crying tears of gold.  Become the object of all desires for fortune that flows from his eyes, this Tom Thumb will embark on an extraordinary journey that will take him from Guildford, Western Australia where he was born, to Panaji , a city on the west coast of India , passing through Fiji , before finally returning to its homeland. 
In 2011 , Catherine Rey published with Le temps qui fait , Plus calme que le sommeil, a meditation on death in the form of a long love letter  6  . 
Works [ edit |  change the code ] 
novels 

• L’Ami intime, Le temps qu’il fait, 1994 ( ISBN 2-86853-183-0 ) • Les jours heureux, Le Temps qu’il fait , 1995 ( ISBN 2-86853-210-1 ) • Eloge de l’oubli, Le temps qu’il fait, 1996 ( ISBN 2-86853-257-8 ) • Lucie comme les chiens, Le temps qu’il fait, 2001 ( ISBN 2-86853-342-6 ) • Ce que racontait Jones, Edited by Phébus Publishing , 2003 ( ISBN 2-85940-924-6 ) • Une femme en marche, published by Éditions Phébus , 2007 ( ISBN 978-2-7529-0288-7 ) • The Extraordinary Adventures of John Lofty Oakes , Joëlle Losfeld Publishing , 2010 ( ISBN 978-2-07-078786-9 ) • Plus calme que le sommeil, Le Temps qu’il fait, 2011 ( ISBN 978-2-86853-562-7 )

        The Lovers, Gazebo publishing, 2018, (ISBN 978-0-9876191-1-2)
Novels translated into foreign languages 

• In English : o The Spruiker's Tale (What Jones Was Saying) , Andrew Riemer, Giramondo Publishing ( Australian Edition), 2005 ( ISBN 978-1-920882-07-5 ) o ( Stepping Out) , Translation: Julie Rose, Giramondo Publishing ( Australian edition), 2008 ( ISBN 978-1920882389 ) • In German : o ( from ) Was Jones erzählt (What Jones was saying) , Translation: Claudia Kalscheuer, Unionsverlag (de) (German edition), 2005 ( ISBN 978-3293003477 )

Beautiful books 

• Memoirs of a vineyard , photographs by Jean-Luc Chapin , Éditions la Part des Anges / The Weather , 1998 ( ISBN 2-912882-00-1 ) • ARTICLES AND ESSAY 2005 How Do The Salamanders die? Essay, Heat n.9, Giramondo, Sydney. 2012 Do you still write? In Australian Journal of French Studies, Volume XLVIII, Number 3, 2011, University of Sydney, 2013 To Make A Prairie It Takes a Clover and a Bee, In Joyful Strains, an anthology published by Affirm Press, Melbourne. 2013 OF JEAN MARIOTTI, Six poems, In Cordite Journal On line, Kent Mc Karthy, editor.

Adaptation [ edit |  change the code ] 

• In 2010 , the director Valérie Goma adapted for the Lucy theater as the dogs , repositioning the world of Catherine Rey's little heroine in the context of a multicultural and multilingual Guiana plateau , where many questions of identity related migrations of populations 7 . Created in Cayenne under the title of Lucy , the play will tour the region (in Guyana , Suriname and Brazil ) and Guadeloupe , before being presented in 2011 at the Chapel of the Word Incarnate as part of the Festival off of Avignon 8 .

Distinctions [ edit |  change the code ] 

• 1995 : selected for the Femina Prize of the first novel, for L’ami intime 3 . The book received the Prix Fureur de Lire award from the city of Cherbourg. • The book received the prize of the first novel at the Chambery Festival. • 1996: Elofe de l’oubli. The book received the Prix des Mouettes from the Regional Council of Charente-Maritime. • 2001: Lucie comme les chiens. The book received the Book Award in Poitou-Charente. • 2003 : shortlisted for the Renaudot Prize , for What Jones told 4 . (Voted winner in the first round of voting.) • 2003 : shortlisted for the Femina Prize , for What Jones told 5 . • 2003 : awarded the Thyde Monnier Scholarship of the Society of the Letters , for Ce que racontait Jones.

Notes and references [ edit |  change the code ] 

1. ↑ ( in ) " The Spruiker's Tale " [archive] , on Giramondo Publishing (accessed July 29, 2016 ) . 2. " Catherine Rey " [archive] , House of Foreign Writers and Translators of Saint-Nazaire (MEET) (accessed July 29, 2016 ) . 3. ↑ a and b " Femina prices of spring " [archive] , on LesEchos.fr , March 6, 1995 (accessed July 29, 2016 ) . 4. ↑ a and b « ... and Renaudot » [archive] , on LesEchos.fr , September 12, 2003 (accessed July 29, 2016 ) . 5. ↑ a and b " Literary Prizes Femina and Medici Selection " [archive] , on L'Humanité.fr , October 2, 2003 (accessed July 29, 2016 ) . 6. " Catherine Rey: [archive] Calmer than sleep, " [archive] Letempsquilfait.com (accessed July 29, 2016 ) . 7. ↑ " Valérie Goma " [archive] , on LesFrancophonies.fr , December 2014 (accessed July 29, 2016 ) . 8. ↑ " Theater 2010: Lucy " [archive] , on Africultures.com , November 4, 2010 (accessed July 29, 2016 ) .

See also [ edit |  change the code ] 
Sources [ edit |  change the code ] 

• Dictionary biographical Charentais and those who have illustrated the Charentes , collective under the coordination of François Julien-Labruyère, the Bright Croissant , 2005 ( ISBN 2-907967-95-9 )

External links [ edit |  change the code ] 
On other Wikimedia projects: 

• Catherine Rey , on Wikimedia Commons • Catherine Rey , on Wikiquote • Catherine Rey , on Wikinews • Authority records : Virtual International Authority File • International Standard Name Identifier • National Library of France ( data )