The Order of the Day Eric Vuillard

Truth is scattered into many kinds of dust

Written with devastating and biting honesty, the brevity and precision of this French ‘récit’, which is filled with moments of irony, farce and anecdote against the backdrop of the Third…

Barely digestible

Imagine Monica from Friends reaching her late 30s and neurotically not wanting to free herself from an abusive relationship: wife leaves husband when he starts an affair, he persuades her…

The Inspeparables Simone de Beauvoir

The Inseparables

With unsurprising spoiler Censored in its day, the coming-of-age novella by France’s most significant 20th century feminist, Simone de Beauvoir, now has an introduction by the 21st century’s foremost feminist,…

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