Other Press (NY)
June 16, 2020
5.3 X 7.9 X 0.8 inches | 0.64 pounds
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About the Author
Inès Bayard was born in Toulouse, France, in 1991. She lived and studied in Paris for several years before relocating in 2017 to Berlin, where she is currently based. This Little Family is her first novel. Adriana Hunter studied French and Drama at the University of London. She has translated more than eighty books, including Véronique Olmi's Bakhita and Hervé Le Tellier's Eléctrico W, winner of the French-American Foundation's 2013 Translation Prize in Fiction. She lives in Kent, England.
"[A] stunning debut...with a defiant, feral energy that has echoes of Elena Ferrante's Days of Abandonment...a powerful study of sexual violence and its aftermath." --Publishers Weekly (starred review) "A provocative novel that plunges into the recesses of women's psyches." --Foreword Reviews "Remarkable...Bayard's writing is sharp, cold, precise, and sends chills down your spine. You read this novel with bated breath." --La Presse "An unsettling first novel...Expert at delving into the pains of a woman's body and soul, far from all cliché, Inès Bayard plunges the reader into a zone of discomfort." --L'Express "As effective as it is disturbing...a staggering, unflinching novel." --Culturebox