mardi 25 octobre 2011

France: V. Giscard d'Estaing was awarded the "Too Virilo" prize 2009.


On November 9, 2009, the price "Too Virilo" in 2009 which recognizes "the most vivid testosterone surge of the Year" was awarded to Valery Giscard d'Estaing for his novel "The Princess and the President," published by Fallois-XO in 2009, announced the jury.
        
Awarded since 2007 in parallel to Prix Femina by a group of fans wearing fake mustaches literature, prices and Virilo Too Virilo want to point the "grotesque" juries "sexed or community."
        
"Whereas we have for the first time an immortal in the finalists, who has written a book out to ruin memories of Chirac. Whereas the other purpose of this book is to hold forth he could sleep with Lady Di, "the price too Virilo 2009 is attributed in the first round to Valery Giscard d'Estaing, organizers said in the corridors of the Hotel Crillon in Paris.
        
In his novel published in September, he tells the love of a princess, much like Lady Diana (1961-1997) and a French president.
British public opinion relayed by the press hesitated between "hilarity and curiosity" in the words of the newspaper "The Guardian".
        
This is his second novel after "The passage", published by Robert Laffont in 1994 that was the laughing stock of the critics.
Before his election to the French Academy, Maurice Druot, former permanent secretary of the venerable institution said: "An old friend of Bokassa can succeed Senghor?".
        
Born February 2, 1926, Valery Giscard d'Estaing was president of the French Republic on May 27, 1974 to May 21, 1981.
        
On December 11, 2003, he succeeded former president of Senegal, Leopold Sedar Senghor (1906-2001) to the French Academy (chair 16).

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