Yann Bécu was born in Brittany, in a family that loves the sea and devours books.
At seventeen, realizes that he will never be able to read everything. Severe depression. Saved by his grandfather: "The novels that I have passed you here, you have understood them anyway ... Relax. Relaxed. Since, advance at his own pace, the ear often stuck to the covers of big books:
You can hear the sea. It's the perfect pillow.
Lives in the Czech Republic, where he teaches (French high school in Prague).