Too Close To The Edge by Pascal GarnierToo Close To The Edge by Pascal Garnier

Too Close To The Edge

byPascal Garnier

Paperback | June 24, 2016

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Recently widowed grandmother Eliette is returning to her house in the mountains when her car breaks down. A stranger offers help and Eliette gives him a lift, glad of the company and interruption to her routine.

A tale of retirement and calm domesticity, with a hint of menace about to explode.

Pascal Garnier: Pascal Garnier is a leading figure in contemporary French literature, in the tradition of GeorgesSimenon. He lived in a small village in the Ardeche devoting himself to writing and painting. Garnier died in March 2010.Emily Boyce: Emily Boyce is in-house translator for Gallic Books. She lives in London
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Title:Too Close To The EdgeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.38 inPublished:June 24, 2016Publisher:Gallic BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1910477257

ISBN - 13:9781910477250

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Praise for Pascal Garnier:'Masterly' John Banville'Deliciously dark ... painfully funny' Marilyn Stasio,New York Times'Only now working their way into English translation, Garnier's crime novels add significantly to the latest renaissance for this type of dark narrative.'Publishers Weekly'Readers will relish the late Pascal Garnier's graveyard humorous dark French noir'Midwest BookReview'Tense, strange, disconcerting and slyly funny'Sunday Times'The final descent into violence is worthy of J G Ballard. 4 stars'The Independent'A master of the surreal noir thriller - Luis Bunuel meets Georges Simenon.'TLS'Combines a sense of the surreal with a ruthless wit.'apos;The Observer