Tag Archives: English (Canada)

I Won’t Hurt You (Non ti faccio niente)

THRILLER He’d got into the monster’s car because he’d told him that sooner or later the bogeyman would come and take him away. And it didn’t matter much if this monster wasn’t big and strong with a beard like Mangiafuoco’s but a thin boy almost the same size as him, with a rather shapeless red […]

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Their Separation (Leur séparation)

LITERARY FICTION A crack in one’s childhood, rendered with total modesty, accuracy and sensitivity. — Philippe Delerm In the run-up to her tenth birthday, her life is turned upside down by her parents’ divorce. Thirty years on, she is not trying to understand or explain, but to speak this wound that is so hard to […]

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Climbing Mont Blanc (L’ascension du Mont Blanc)

NARRATIVE NON-FICTION | TRAVEL WRITING When Jean-Christophe Rufin and Sylvain Tesson take an editor who suffers from vertigo up to an altitude of 4800 m, climbing Mont Blanc becomes an adventure marked by literature and friendship. ‘One winter’s evening, I was having supper with my writer friend Sylvain Tesson and confessed that I wasn’t doing […]

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Wild Life (La Vie sauvage)

FICTION Charles, the only survivor of a plane crash, is taken in by mercenaries. During fifteen years he lives in a jungle of Central Africa. When Google finds him, he goes back to Belgium where he discovers urban polluted civilisation as well as his family: an aunt who is obsessed by her body and consumption, […]

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All About Zero (Tout sur le zéro)

FICTION “You know very well that we never win, the casino never gives us the money, it lends it to us until we give it back, and we always give the money back, today’s gains will be swallowed tomorrow. It is pure mathematics.” – A realistic novel that will captivate game’s addicts and game’s amateurs […]

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Dans le Desért

NARRATIVE NON-FICTION “We talk a lot about these petrol monarchies in the Gulf and we do not say anything good. They are accused in a jumble to bribe France, finance terrorism, oppress women, practice slavery and monopolize the best pieces of the Vuitton shop on the Champs-Élysées. We talk about it from far away and […]

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How I Sub-Contracted My Life (Comment j’ai sous-traité ma vie)

ESSAY Modern man’s daily life is a series of boring tasks: choosing a shirt, going shopping, standing on lines, maintaining one’s aura on social networks, doing paperwork and more… Imagine what would happen if, instead of wearing ourselves out with tedious and time-consuming chores, we could delegate them to other people or to software conceived […]

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The Moon in the Mines (La luna en las minas)

LITERARY FICTION It was said that during the war, the other war, our war, that he had taken too much pleasure in blood. A taste for blood. An appetite for blood. Like a wolf. In Maestrazgo, between rocks, forests and ravines, a man walks to the outskirts of a village before dawn. He presses a […]

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Rising (Opstaan)

WOMEN’S FICTION First book in the series: FALLING A broken heart is not the end of the world… Anne Miller’s heart is broken. After a breath-taking and very turbulent year with the love of her life, famous rock star Rory Maquary, their relationship is on the rocks. When Anne finally stops crying, she pulls herself […]

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Falling (Vallen)

WOMEN’S FICTION Women’s Fiction Van Laren’s spicy, original voice, and her wit and self-reflection make this novel a joy to read! — Meerdansandra.nl (*****) A wonderful novel packed with great characters and good humour! — Kwanteinwonderland.com (*****) Looking for a novel with humour, an exclusive insight into the world of music, and love? Make sure […]

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