Nicolas Fargues was born in France in 1972 and spent his childhood in Cameroon and Lebanon. His first novel was published in 2000; I Was Behind You (2009) has been translated worldwide into 20 languages. Considered a satirical novelist, he is mostly inspired by hidden feelings in relationships: within couples, in families, and between cultures.
 Reasons to go. Reasons to stay (Hospice Hall)
 After the debut (Church Hall)
 A page full of power (Travellers’ Lodge)
 Dear reader (Council Chamber)