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Review Rosy & John & the Paris Crime Files, Pierre Lemaitre

Pierre Lemaitre, acknowledged master of #FrenchNoir, is the Prix Goncourt-winning French novelist and screenwriter behind the Paris Crime Files a.k.a. Verhœven series. He is brought to English-language readers by the publisher behind Stieg Larsson, Henning […]


Review The Fool & Other Moral Tales, Anne Serre

Anne Serre is a remarkable and unusual writer; her pen a scalpel dissecting the human condition with painful precision. The Fool & Other Moral Tales – three novellas – is lyrical and disturbing, wonderful and […]

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Interview Euan Cameron, author & translator

BookBlast interviews publisher, translator & book reviewer, Euan Cameron, whose first novel Madeleine is just published. Euan Cameron, where were you born, and where did you grow up?  Born in London, but I grew up […]

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Podcast Philip Mansel Discusses A Life of Louis XIV

The conundrum posed at the heart of Philip Mansel’s thoroughly researched new narrative about the life of Louis XIV, King of the World asks: How is it that great leaders can delude themselves that they […]

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Spotlight Tatiana de Rosnay, Alicia Drake & Daughters of Simone de Beauvoir French Literature Festival, pt 2

This is the second post rounding up the highlights of Beyond Words French Literature Festival 2019. “So many books have been written with Paris as a character and there are so many clichés about its […]

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Review The Rain Watcher, Tatiana de Rosnay

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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Interview Tatiana de Rosnay, author