Tanguy Viel was born in Brest in 1973. He worked at a theatre in Tours, produced radio programmes for France Culture and writes reviews for various journals, including »Positif« and »Inventaire/Invention«. Following »Le Black Note« (1998) Viel has published three further novels, the most recent of which appeared in German translation in 2007 under the title »Unverdächtig« (see the ARTE website for a review of the book). The author lives in Meung-sur-Loire.
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