Solea: Marseilles Trilogy, Book Three

Jean-Claude Izzo (Author) Howard Curtis (Translator)
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Product Details

Price
$15.00  $13.80
Publisher
Europa Editions
Publish Date
May 07, 2013
Pages
211
Dimensions
5.3 X 0.8 X 8.2 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781609451288

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About the Author

Jean-Claude Izzo was born in Marseilles in 1945. Best known for the Marseilles trilogy (Total Chaos, Chourmo, Solea), Izzo is also the author of The Lost Sailors, and A Sun for the Dying. Izzo is widely credited with being the founder of the modern Mediterranean noir movement. He died in 2000 at the age of firty-five.

Reviews

Praise for Izzo's Marseilles Trilogy


"One of the masterpieces of modern noir."
--Michael Dirda, Washington Post

"Izzo's ability to describe Marseilles and to make his readers feel the multiracial reality of that city so directly and authentically is fascinating."
--Andrea Camilleri, author of the bestselling Inspector Montalbano series

"Terrific."
--The New York Times

"A talented writer who draws from the deep, dark well of noir."
--Washington Post

"A sensationally readable mystery...Full of fascinating characters."
--The Chicago Tribune

"Like the best noir writers--and make no mistake, he is among the best -- Izzo not only has a keen eye for detail . . . but also digs deep into what makes men weep."
--Time Out New York

"Noir at it's finest."
--Hirsh Sawhney, Times Literary Supplement