Lebanese Amin Maalouf elected at the French Academy

world-famous lebanese author amin maalouf has been elected at the french academy on seat 29 - the french academy was created in 1635 by richelieu and whose primary objective is the preservation of the french language and the the building the french dictionary - amin received the Prix Goncourt in 1993 for his novel the rock of tanios (english translation of, le rocher de tanios) - he has also been awarded the Prince of Asturias Award for literature in its 2010 edition.

great achievement for amin, the lebanese people and all the arabs for that matter - keep shining!

    2 Responses to “Lebanese Amin Maalouf elected at the French Academy”

    1. Zaid says:

      Way to go!

    2. Hiba103 says:

      Congratulations! Makes one proud

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