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Barlen Pyamootoo was born in 1960 on the island of Mauritius where he spent his childhood and adolescence before leaving with his family for France in 1977. After studying the arts and several years of teaching in Strasbourg, he returned to Mauritius. Since 1995 he has lived in Trou d’Eau Douce, from where he imposes his singular voice. He has published five novels at Éditions de l’Olivier: Bénarès (1999), La Tour de Babylone (2002), Salogi’s (2008), L’Île au poisson venimeux (2017) and Whitman (2019).