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Podcast

Podcast Fatima Daas, author, The Last One (French & English)

An autobiographical first novel, The Last One tells the story of Fatima Daas and her family. The confusing polarities between different worlds and cultures that are portrayed sparked an intense Media debate in France. Although […]

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Fiction

Review The Last One, Fatima Daas

“My name is Fatima Daas. The name of a girl from Clichy who crosses the tracks to get to school.” An autobiographical first novel, The Last One tells the story of Fatima and her family. […]

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Interview

Interview Justin David & Nathan Evans, Inkandescent

BookBlast catches up with Justin David, the publisher at www.inkandescent.co.uk and author of The Pharmacist and Kissing the Lizard ; and Nathan Evans, the editor at www.inkandescent.co.uk and author of Threads, CNUT and One Last Song.  […]

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Fiction

Review Your Feet Will Lead You Where your Heart Is, Bakwa Books

The ten young writers from Cameroon and Nigeria showcased in the bilingual anthology out with Bakwa Books, Your Feet Will Lead You Where your Heart Is (Le Crépuscule des âmes sœurs), edited by Dzekashu Macviban […]

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Fiction

Review Vernon Subutex 3, Virginie Despentes

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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Explorations

Explorations Paris Burning, Paris Brûle, Georgia de Chamberet

Is Paris burning? Paris is an evocative name that conjures all manner of images including those of protest in its myriad forms. I arrived in the capital the day after the fourth Saturday of gilets jaunes […]

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Fiction

Review Vernon Subutex 2, Virginie Despentes

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 […]