New French literary star blasts political class over plight of poor

Édouard Louis, 25, whose 2014 début autobiographical novel The End of Eddy made him an overnight success, confirmed by the acclaim for his second book, History of Violence, has now published a non-fiction work that returns to his struggling working-class family and the plight of his father, taking aim at successive French political leaders for their 'violence' against the poor.  

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In some ways, Édouard Louis is yet another millennial who writes about himself, albeit one whose introspections have touched a national nerve, reports The Washington Post.