Viviane

Julia Deck (Author) Linda Coverdale (Translator)
Available

Product Details

Price
$19.95  $18.35
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
April 01, 2014
Pages
160
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.8 X 7.5 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781595589644
BISAC Categories:

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate

About the Author

Julia Deck was born in Paris in 1974, the daughter of a French father and a British mother. A graduate of the Sorbonne, she lives in Paris. This is her first novel. Linda Coverdale's most recent translation for The New Press was Jean Echenoz's 1914. She was the recipient of the French-American Foundation's 2008 Translation Prize and the 2004 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. She lives in Brooklyn.

Reviews

Praise for the French edition:

Nominated for the Prix Femina and the Prix du Premier Roman for a first novel

"Julia Deck ... astonishes us with the tension between her limpid, polished style and the protean complexity of her narrative."
--"Le Magazine Litteraire"

"Julia Deck now belongs to the most exclusive and prestigious family of French literature. . . .In the current literary landscape, her novel stands out and on its own."
--"Le Nouvel Observateur"

"[A] masterfully conceived debut, a relentless tale, intricately and irresistibly told."
--"La Quinzaine Litteraire"
Nominated for the Prix Femina and the Prix du Premier Roman for a first novel
Winner of an inaugural French Voices Award
"[Julia] Deck's novel, which was widely lauded in France, complemented by [Linda] Coverdale's unobtrusive translation, burrows deftly and unrelentingly into a troubled mind."
--"Publishers Weekly"
"Written with a delirious and intimate urgency, Julia Deck's debut novel, "Viviane," is a remarkable and troubling portrait of murder and madness. Bravo!"
--Lily Tuck, author of "The News from Paraguay"
""Viviane" is a work of extraordinary passion, intelligence, and style. A beautifully controlled wild ride of a novel that will thrill readers to the point of vertigo."
--Sigrid Nunez, author of "A Feather on the Breath of God"
"Julia Deck . . . astonishes us with the tension between her limpid, polished style and the protean complexity of her narrative."
--"Le Magazine Litteraire"
"Julia Deck now belongs to the most exclusive and prestigious family of French literature. . . .In the current literary landscape, her novel stands out and on its own."
--"Le Nouvel Observateur"
"[A] masterfully conceived debut, a relentless tale, intricately and irresistibly told."
--"La Quinzaine Litteraire"

Nominated for the Prix Femina and the Prix du Premier Roman for a first novel
Winner of an inaugural French Voices Award

"[Julia] Deck's novel, which was widely lauded in France, complemented by [Linda] Coverdale's unobtrusive translation, burrows deftly and unrelentingly into a troubled mind."
--Publishers Weekly

"Written with a delirious and intimate urgency, Julia Deck's debut novel, Viviane, is a remarkable and troubling portrait of murder and madness. Bravo!"
--Lily Tuck, author of The News from Paraguay

"Viviane is a work of extraordinary passion, intelligence, and style. A beautifully controlled wild ride of a novel that will thrill readers to the point of vertigo."
--Sigrid Nunez, author of A Feather on the Breath of God

"Julia Deck . . . astonishes us with the tension between her limpid, polished style and the protean complexity of her narrative."
--Le Magazine Litteraire

"Julia Deck now belongs to the most exclusive and prestigious family of French literature. . . .In the current literary landscape, her novel stands out and on its own."
--Le Nouvel Observateur

"[A] masterfully conceived debut, a relentless tale, intricately and irresistibly told."
--La Quinzaine Litteraire