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Louis de Bernieres

Louis de Bernières is the author of, among other novels, The Dust That Falls From DreamsA Partisan’s Daughter, Birds Without Wings, Corelli’s Mandolin, The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman, Señor Vivo and the Coca Lord, and The War of Don Emmanuel’s Nether Parts. Selected by Granta as one of the 20 Best Young British Novelists in 1993, de Bernières lives in London.