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Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781529409376

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Dubois has humanity rooted in his heart, but is under no illusions about anything . . . This cocktail of humour, intelligence and sentiment, freshly served with a deceptively casual elegance, is once again so successful
A melancholy, luminous novel
An affecting and nostalgic novel of lost happiness
Agence France-Press
Basically perfect
A masterpiece . . . Full of humanity, melancholy, irony
Philippe Claudel
Richly engaging . . . Skilfully translated by David Homel
Michael Arditti, Spectator
A touching tale of a beleaguered dreamer . . . Lightness balanced by glints of harsh realism, a combination captured perfectly in David Homel's translation
Christian House, Financial Times