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DANIEL MAGGETTI was born in 1961 in the Swiss canton of Ticino. He is the author of a ground-breaking essay on French-language literature in Switzerland, L’invention de la littérature romande 1830-1910 (1995), but also writes novels. Les Créatures du Bon Dieu (2007) was awarded the 21st Prix Lipp Suisse. La Veuve à l’enfant is his fifth novel.