Delphine de Vigan, No et moi [No and Me]

Kathryn Robson (University of Newcastle)
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The publication of

No et moi


No and Me

] in 2007 brought Delphine de Vigan’s work to popular and critical attention. This novel

has won various literary prizes including the

Prix des libraires

and the

Rotary International Prize

, has been translated into at least twenty languages and was adapted into a film by Zabou Breitman in 2010. The accessibility of

No et moi

is highlighted by its nomination as a

Richard and Judy Book Club

read in the UK and by its inclusion on both the French


and the A-level French syllabus.

No et moi

is a novel about homelessness, exclusion, loneliness and trauma; it appears to champion and give voice to silenced, excluded and marginal subjects. This novel is fairly typical of Delphine de Vigan’s writing, which tackles contemporary sociocultural…

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Citation: Robson, Kathryn. "No et moi". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 05 May 2023 [, accessed 25 May 2024.]

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