July 10, 2018
4.9 X 1.2 X 7.6 inches | 0.75 pounds
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About the Author
Pascal Garnier, who died in 2010, was a prolific author of books for adults and children, and a painter. He lived in the mountains of the Ardèche. Emily Boyce is a translator and editor at Gallic Books. She lives in London. Melanie Florence works at the University of Oxford and is a translator from the French. Jane Aitken is a publisher and translator from the French.
Deliciously dark ... painfully funny' Marilyn Stasio, New York Times 'Brief, brisk, ruthlessly entertaining ... Garnier makes bleakness pleasurable' John Powers, Fresh Air, NPR 'Wickedly fun ... wonderfully dark' The Complete Review 'Readers will relish the late Pascal Garnier's graveyard humorous dark French noir' Midwest Book Review 'Exquisite noir' Publishers Weekly 'Garnier plunges you into a bizarre, overheated world, seething death, writing, fictions and philosophy. He's a trippy, sleazy, sly and classy read.' A. L. Kennedy 'A dark, richly odd and disconcerting world ... devastating and brilliant' Sunday Times 'Marvellously unpredictable' The Guardian 'A mixture of Albert Camus and JG Ballard' Financial Times 'Makes you grin as well as wince.' Sunday Telegraph 'Garnier's take on the frailty of life has a bracing originality.' Sunday Times