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Frédéric Vitoux (writer)

Frédéric Vitoux (born 19 August 1944 in Vitry-aux-Loges, Loiret) is a French writer and journalist.

He is known as a novelist, biographer and literary columnist. His father was a journalist.[1] He was elected at the Académie française in 2001. In 2010, he won the Edouard Drumont literary prize[2] for his novel Grand Hotel Nelson.


  • 1973 Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Misère et parole (Gallimard)
  • 1973 Cartes postales (Gallimard)
  • 1976 Les Cercles de l'orage (Grasset)
  • 1976 Bébert, le chat de Louis-Ferdinand Céline (Grasset)
  • 1978 Yedda jusqu'à la fin (Grasset)
  • 1978 Céline (Belfond) [3]
  • 1979 Un amour de chat (Balland)
  • 1981 Mes îles Saint-Louis (Le Chêne)
  • 1982 Gioacchino Rossini (Le Seuil)
  • 1983 Fin de saison au Palazzo Pedrotti (Le Seuil)
  • 1985 La Nartelle (Le Seuil)
  • 1986 Il me semble désormais que Roger est en Italie (Actes-Sud)
  • 1987 Riviera (Le Seuil)
  • 1988 La Vie de Céline (Grasset)
  • 1990 Sérénissime (Le Seuil)
  • 1990 L'Art de vivre à Venise (Flammarion)
  • 1992 Charles et Camille (Le Seuil)
  • 1993 Paris vu du Louvre (A. Biro)
  • 1994 La Comédie de Terracina (Le Seuil)
  • 1996 Deux femmes (Le Seuil)
  • 1998 Esther et le diplomate (Le Seuil)
  • 2000 L'ami de mon père (Le Seuil)
  • 2001 Le Var pluriel et singulier (Équinoxe)
  • 2003 Des dahlias rouge et mauve (Le Seuil)
  • 2004 Villa Sémiramis (Le Seuil)
  • 2005 Le roman de Figaro (Fayard)


  1. ^ Magazine litteraire: Issues 389-393 2000 "Le père de Frédéric Vitoux, journaliste au Petit Parisien pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, avait également "
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  3. ^ Bitter carnival: ressentiment and the abject hero - Page 218 Michael André Bernstein - 1992 "Barthes's description is quoted in a list of observations about Céline, some favorable, others hostile, gathered by Frédéric Vitoux in his study Céline (Paris: Pierre Belfond, 1978), pp. 243–44"

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  • (French) L'Académie française

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