Spanish civil war novel wins France’s top literary award


Lydie Salvaire's novel Pas pleurer (Don’t Cry) picked up the Prix Goncourt, while David Foenkinos’s Charlotte won Renaudot prize.

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Former psychiatrist Lydie Salvaire has won France’s top literary prize, the Goncourt, with Pas pleurer (Don’t Cry) a novel that mixes her mother’s account of the Spanish civil war with that of right-wing writer Georges Bernanos, reports RFI.