French literature

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Book Review/Conversation with the Author – The Age of Reinvention by Karine Tuil

This is my first in-depth look at a novel since Michel Houellebecq’s Submission back in March and coincidentally it is of another French bestseller that has caused a stir internationally.  The Age of Reinvention (L’invention de nos vies) is the ninth novel by Karine Tuil and her first to be translated into English, by Sam Taylor. I … Continue reading

Book Review – Submission (Soumission) by Michel Houellebecq

*UPDATE – SEPTEMBER 2015: THIS REVIEW IS OF THE ORIGINAL TEXT – THE NOVEL IS NOW AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH, TRANSLATED BY LORIN STEIN* Reviewing a novel not yet available in English isn’t something I would normally do but the intense energy surrounding Michel Houellebecq’s Soumission (Submission) got the better of me when I was in Paris.  … Continue reading