Gallic Noir: Volume 1

dePascal GarnierTraduit parEmily Boyce, Melanie Florence

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13 avril 2018|
Gallic Noir: Volume 1 de Pascal Garnier
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The first volume of the collected works of ‘the true heir to Simenon’, the late French noir writer Pascal Garnier.

'A mixture of Albert Camus and JG Ballard' Financial Times 

Enter the world of Pascal Garnier, where life's misfits take centre stage, there is drama in the everyday and the unexpected is always just around the corner. 

Volume 1 includes The A26, in which a new Picardy motorway brings modernity close to a flat in which a brother and sister live together, haunted by terminal illness and the events of 1945; How’s the Pain?, the tale of an ageing ‘pest exterminator’ taking on one last job on the French Riviera; and The Panda Theory, in which a stranger, Gabriel, arrives in a Breton town and befriends the locals ... but is he as angelic as he seems?

Dark, funny and shot through with menace, these perfectly crafted novellas of Gallic noir are also affecting studies in human alienation. 

Pascal Garnier, who died in March 2010, was a talented novelist, short story writer, children’s author and painter. From his home in the mountains of the Ardèche, he wrote fiction in a noir palette with a cast of characters drawn from ordinary provincial life. Though his writing is often very dark in tone, it sparkles with quirkily bea...
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Titre :Gallic Noir: Volume 1
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :368 pages, 7 X 5 X 0.92 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :368 pages, 7 X 5 X 0.92 po
Publié le :13 avril 2018
Publié par :Gallic Books
Langue :anglais
ISBN - 13 :9781910477588

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