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Story of Hitler’s rise wins France’s top book award

PARIS: Two books about the Nazis took France's biggest literary prizes on Monday, with Eric Vuillard's story of how German industry and finance backed Adolf Hitler winning the top Prix Goncourt. "L'ordre du jour" (in English "Agenda") had been among the favourites for the Goncourt prize -- the most prestigious in the French-speaking world. Vuillard, 49, said he was taken aback on hearing he won for his elegant, 160-page book which charts how the financial support of German industrialists was crucial in Hitler's push…