Tag Archives: English (Commonwealth)

The Kastor File (Dossier Kastor)

THRILLER Catherine Fradier puts her expertise at the intelligence services for a political, environmental and geo-political thriller. Since Camino 999, the plots of Catherine Fradier, inspired by questions of society, autopsy the environmental challenges of today and tomorrow. After questioning the dangers of the big seed companies in Cristal Defense, she is attacking the nuclear power, […]

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CAR-WASH: Judge Sergio Moro and the Behind-The-Scenes Story of the Operation That Shook Brazil (Lava Jato: O juiz Sergio Moro e os bastidores da operação que abalou o Brasil)

CURRENT AFFAIRS | NON FICTION  “Written in the style of police thrillers, this reporting-book, produced over 17 months, gives the public the opportunity to understand the genesis, the behind-the-scenes story, and the main players in the greatest operation against corruption that has ever been seen in this country.” – Globo Brazil is going through a […]

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The Butterfly (Le papillon)

FICTION No doubt, this famous Estonian theatre troupe works as a parable of the author’s country (among others). I salute Kivirähk’s fictional capacity of making a point in a thought-provoking, jovial way. Kivirähk’s style is just brilliant. — Lionel Decottignies, L’Humanité The trappings of a Dostoyevsky novel, the ambiance of an Ingeborg Bachmann poem, the […]

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Football, Kremlin’s Weapon (Le football, arme du Kremlin)

ESSAY | POLITICS The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be hosted by Russia. The event is a consecration for the country’s relationship to football which, more than just a sport, has always been an instrument of power. Ever since it was introduced in the Soviet Union, the “beautiful game” has been the theater for power […]

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The Megarothke

SCI-FI | HORROR  A shocking, gripping debut sci-fi/horror novel infused with Nietzschean philosophy, exploring humanity’s darkest desire for transcendence. Blade Runner meets Westworld via Resident Evil in this shockingly powerful debut sci-fi/horror novel. Seven years after the limitless depths of the Hollow War decimated Earth, leaving only 50,000 humans to fight for their survival in […]

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My Pet Serial Killer

LITERARY THRILLER Seidlinger twists the knife and unfolds a tightly controlled sense of mayhem … a riveting read of psycho-geography. — 21c MAGAZINE Equal parts crime novel, meditation on the American thriller film aesthetic, and sly critique of intimacy and romance in the 21st century. — THE FANZINE Seidlinger is the sickest of the fucks. […]

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Hug Chickenpenny: The Panegyric of an Anomalous Child

COMING OF AGE TALE Zahler’s a fabulous storyteller… — Kurt Russell, star of the film Bone Tomahawk A hopeful, physically asymmetrical boy faces challenges in an orphanage and the weird and dangerous world outside in this gothic, Dickensian take on The Elephant Man, from the writer and director of the film, Bone Tomahawk. Hug Chickenpenny: The Panegyric of an Anomalous Child […]

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Coffee! A Waiter, Please (Café ! Un garçon s’il vous plaît)

WOMEN’S FICTION What do they all have in common? Love really is their cup of tea. It all starts with a good cup of coffee. You just have to ask. Except when you make a slip of the tongue… You asked the café to bring you a waiter? Hold on! Here’s one, served on a […]

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Give Love (Heb lief)

POETRY | GIFT BOOK His poems are often short, but they do something to you. — Vriendin A poem by Lars makes your day more positive than it was before. — Cleeft.nl This collection is a perfect gift for someone you love. It’s filled with so many beautiful, touching, funny, striking poems. Of course, you […]

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Poems By Lars (Versjes van Lars)

POETRY | GIFT BOOK He always knows exactly how to call things that you have no words for. — Wendy A romantic hipster with a blue typewriter who writes endearing love poems. — Cosmopolitan His poems put a smile on your face. — De Groene Amsterdammer 8th edition (September 2016) It might sound cheesy but […]

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