Alain Defossé, French novelist and translator, Died at 60


Alain Defossé was born on February 11, 1957, in Nantes and died on May 14, 2017, in Paris.

He was a French novelist and translator.

He authored nine novels.

Defossé’s first novel, Les fourmis d’Anvers, was published in 1991.

Defossé also translated several books from English into French.

For example, Defossé translated Crazy Cock by Henry Miller in 1990.

Defossé also translated American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis in 1993.

Defossé translated The Night Watch by Sarah Waters in 2006.

Two years later, in 2008, Defossé translated Rant by Chuck Palahniuk.

Other novelists whose work Defossé had translated are Irvine Welsh and Joseph Connolly.

Alain Defossé passed away at 60 years old.