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Vernon Subutex 3 Virginie Despentes Review

First novel Baise-moi (Fuck Me) by Virginie Despentes was an overnight sensation in France, selling 50,000 copies for éditions Florent Massot in 1994 before being picked up by éditions Grasset and J’ai Lu. Today sales […]

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The Mystery of Henri Pick David Foenkinos, Henrietta Foster Review

The Mystery of Henri Pick by David Foenkinos is reviewed by Henrietta Foster for BookBlast Diary. An established journalist, TV producer and film-maker, her latest film Beyond the Grace Note (Sky Arts) looks at some […]

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Memories of Low Tide Chantal Thomas Review

BookBlast reviews a lyrical, sensual memoir by Chantal Thomas, Memories of Low Tide, translated by Natasha Lehrer. Summer in Nice on the Côte d’Azur. After a blistering two months without rain there’s a violent storm. […]

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Spotlight Jonathan Coe, Olivia Rosenthal, Claudia Durastanti French Literature Festival, pt 1

I was delighted to be invited along to some of the key talks held at this year’s French Literature Festival at the French Institute in South Kensington. ‘Beyond Words French Literature Festival’ has become ‘The […]

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The Rain Watcher Tatiana de Rosnay Review

BookBlast reviews The Rain Watcher by bestselling novelist Tatiana de Rosnay. Together with Dan Brown, Stephanie Meyer and Stieg Larsson, she has been named one of the top ten fiction writers in Europe. “The flooding […]

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Tatiana de Rosnay Author Interview

BookBlast interviews author, Tatiana de Rosnay. New York Times bestseller Sarah’s Key has sold over 11 million copies in 44 countries worldwide. Tatiana de Rosnay, tell us a bit about yourself. Where were you born, […]

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Vernon Subutex 2 Virginie Despentes Review

Virginie Despentes debut novel Baise-moi (Fuck Me) was an overnight sensation in France, selling 50,000 copies for éditions Florent Massot in 1994 before being picked up by éditions Grasset and J’ai Lu. Today sales of […]