Leïla Slimani

Leïla Slimani is a French-Moroccan author and journalist known for her novels exploring themes of identity, culture, and societal issues. She won the Prix Goncourt in 2016 for her novel 'Chanson douce' (Sweet Song).

Books

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  1. 1. The Perfect Nanny

    "The Perfect Nanny" by Leïla Slimani is a psychological thriller that explores the relationship between a wealthy Parisian family and their nanny, Louise. The novel begins with the murder of the two children in the family by Louise, who had been their caregiver for several years. The story then delves into the events leading up to the tragic incident, revealing the complex dynamics between the family and Louise. Slimani's novel is a chilling portrayal of the blurred lines between love and obsession, and the dangers that can arise when those lines are crossed.

    The 6915th Greatest Book of All Time