An international literary superstar since the publication of her "fascinating and original" (The New York Times Book Review) first novel, Pig Tails, and her "tender, extraordinarily nuanced" (Publishers Weekly) follow-up novel, My Phantom Husband--an immediate number one bestseller in France--Marie Darrieussecq now gives us her greatest triumph to date.
InUndercurrents, a mother and daughter mysteriously disappear to a deserted seaside town in France, as the novel poetically evokes the varied moods and rich palette of the ocean. From seemingly simple events, Darrieussecq deftly plunges the reader into a sensual, surrealistic literary experience grounded in--yet worlds away from--day-to-day reality.
Called "truly inspired" by Le Pointe and "gripping" by Le Monde, Undercurrents fulfills and exceeds our expectations of this talented young author.
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