Amin Maalouf

Born in Lebanon in 1949, Amin Maalouf made his home in Paris in 1976, shortly after the outbreak of the Lebanese civil war. He has published over five novels as well as journalism, essays, and works of history. His fifth novel, The Rock of Tanios, won the Prix Goncourt and he is the author of the memoir Origins. His work has been translated into over thirty-six languages.

Books by Amin Maalouf