Born in 1971, Nicolas Jaillet prefers to travel off the beaten path. He learned the craft of writing while on the road with a street theater group, and explored various genres in his early work (adventures, westerns, noir fiction, and science fiction).

The House

‘ Two hours of reading engraved in your memory for life.’
France Inter

The House
In a white dress, bouquet in hand, Martine knows that she will never love Jean, the sad and violent man she has just married. But inside her, a seed is germinating. This seed is her decision. For years she will endure her daily existence and raise their child. But silently, boldly, and persistently, she will be planning her escape.

The Dress
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A very Parisian romantic comedy and an ode to hedonism à la française
Ilona Kowalsk is young and beautiful. It’s her job – she’s a model. She gets up early, does lots of sport, eats little, doesn’t drink, doesn’t go out. But that is no way to find a soul mate. She intimidates most men, and those she doesn’t scare away seem to only want to be seen strutting with her on their arm.