Jean-Marie Blas de Roblès

Jean-Marie Blas de Roblès was a lecturer in philosophy at universities in Brazil, China and Italy, and for the Alliance Française in Taiwan. He now writes full time, edits a series of books on archaeology and is a member of the French Archaeological Mission. Blas de Roblès presents Where Tigers Are at Home, which won the Prix Médicis, was shortlisted for the Goncourt Prize and the European Book Prize and has already been translated into 14 languages. When Eléazard von Wogau, a retired French correspondent, starts editing a strange, unpublished biography of 17th-century Jesuit scholar Athanasius Kircher, his own life begins to unravel.

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