Delphine Cingal's Blog (10)

Neuilly Plaisance

I am one of the organizers of the "Black Weekend" of Neuilly-Plaisance, near Paris.

This year, Anne Perry and Fidelis Morgan were with us.

The Lionceau Prize was given to Jacques Asklund and the Black Lion Prize to Tran-Nhut.

Added by Delphine Cingal on April 8, 2008 at 8:28am — 1 Comment

34 years ago

Composer and singer Victor Jara was tortured and murdered by the anti-democratic forces of General Pinochet.
Music and all on my blog

Added by Delphine Cingal on September 16, 2007 at 4:57am — No Comments

Soiorée littéraire


Les Femmes de Barbe-Bleue



Après Le Château de Barbe-Bleue de Béla Bartok, Ariane et Barbe-Bleue de Paul Dukas et Maurice

Maeterlinck, première nouvelle production de cette saison à l’Opéra Bastille, vient témoigner de

l’extraordinaire faveur du personnage de Barbe-Bleue auprès des compositeurs et des écrivains.

La dimension fantasmatique autant que littéraire de ce… Continue

Added by Delphine Cingal on September 14, 2007 at 3:15am — No Comments

What I am reading, what I have read, what I want to read


Should you decide to become a member of goodreads, contact me there, will… Continue

Added by Delphine Cingal on September 1, 2007 at 7:02pm — No Comments

Opus Dei

Opus Dei is suing friends of mine, a small publishing company. Easier to attack them than Dan Brown :-))))

Quand la puissante Opus Dei s'attaque à une petite maison d'édition.


Créée en 1928 en Espagne à l'initiative de José Maria Escriva de Balaguer, prêtre catholique canonisé en 2002 par Jean-Paul II, l'Opus Dei, prélature de l'Eglise catholique, est une organisation puissante, présente dans le monde entier.

Maison… Continue

Added by Delphine Cingal on June 4, 2007 at 11:45pm — 4 Comments

Elections here in France

Well, Sarkozy won. He was not my candidate :-(((

Added by Delphine Cingal on May 7, 2007 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Elections here in France

Today is the first voting day for the presidential election. (Second and last part on May 6th.) 2002 was pretty traumatizing here because Le Pen (extreme right) went straight into the second part of the vote. BTW my ex, Jean-Hugues Oppel, wrote a wonderful novel on the subject called French Tabloids (hommage to Ellroy of course.) Some elements of the main female protagonist were inspired by me… Continue

Added by Delphine Cingal on April 22, 2007 at 10:28pm — 6 Comments

Blog in French

I just started writing a blog (in French)

Added by Delphine Cingal on April 22, 2007 at 9:45pm — No Comments


I put all my recent pictures online

Added by Delphine Cingal on April 17, 2007 at 4:55am — 3 Comments

Just back from Corsica

Spent a week in Corsica. Just back. Found Newt's invitation and decided to join crimespace. I might decide to add a few pictures I took. If anyone wants some beautiful pictures from Corsica, just contact me. :-)))

During the holidays, I bought a book by Francis Zamponi, a Corsican detective fiction writer, but I have not had the time to read it yet.

Added by Delphine Cingal on April 14, 2007 at 1:13am — No Comments

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