Three addictive, intelligent volumes. Comedy, a way with words, and the collision of registers of language combine to make Vernon irresistible
Reflecting our chaotic times, Vernon Subutex 3 is a powerful, shocking, captivating work. Despentes completes her epic with a rare mastery. Where will she take us next?
A zigzagging novel that likes to let the intrigue wander, all the better to tug it back by the hair a few portraits later
A final volume even more explosive than the previous ones
An analysis of a startling harshness, which does not lessen the relentless, furious humanity pulsing through every page, every sentence
One of the most striking literary epics of the early 21st century