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Simon Leys

Simon Leys is the pen-name of Pierre Ryckmans, who was born in Belgium and settled in Australia in 1970. He taught Chinese Literature at the Australian National University and was Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Sydney from 1987 - 1993. His most recent awards include the Prix Renaudot (France), Prix Henri Gal (Academie Francaise) and Prix Leygues (Academie de Marine, France).

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