The Dog of the Stars
Original title: Le Chien des étoiles
Praise for The Demon on the Wolf Hill:
A dark, powerful, hypnotic debut novel. – Frédérique Roussel – Libération
It’s been a long time since I’ve read a book of this strength. – Olivia de Lamberterie – Le Masque et la Plume
The strange poetry that emerges from this text is a small tour de force. – Youness Bousenna – Télérama
Dimitri Rouchon-Borie is clearly one of those writers who dare, with a humanity that immediately places this risky debut novel among the most beautiful revelations of the year. – Yann Fastier – Le Matricule des Anges
The second novel by the best-selling author of The Demon on the Wolf Hill (35,000 copies sold)? A gypsy road movie.
“Listen carefully to what I’m about to say because right now it’s the night talking not me and it’s a pure voice, so I won’t be able to do it again later.”
Gio is twenty years old, maybe a little older. His life has not been the same since a coward stuck a screwdriver in his skull. Now Gio sees what few people can perceive. The beauty of the night. The call of the owls. The greatness of his friends Papillon and Dolores.
An astonishing gypsy road movie, The Dog of the Stars is the novel of their shared destiny, a cruel and gentle journey into the world of humans.
- Included in the 10 Favorite Books Chosen by Independent Booksellers list for 2023’s rentrée littéraire