Author with writer and film critic Claire Vassé
of the book "Serrer sa chance" (Stock, 2007).
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I concerned with cruelty. I'm especially attuned to the suffering and maltreatment of children. It's not autobiographical--my parents were good people and I had a normal childhood. It's simply that my memories of powerful emotions, be it fear or happiness, come from childhood. Besides niceness bores me.
He was born to secular French Jewish parents in Paris, France during the German Nazi occupation of the country in 1942.