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Autour du monde

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Autour du monde

For a long time, Laurent Mauvignier has constructed his novels around alternating points of view. This time he goes further, creating a polyphonic novel in which twenty narrators, lowly members of society, the forgotten ones, cry out, powerless, helpless, and remorseful.

It is in this style that we find Mauvignier’s signature, in his breathless monologues, in the permanent and uncontrollable feeling of urgency. Taking the 2011 Japanese tsunami as a point of depart, he offers an illuminated picture of multiple lives, entwined destinies, and exiles to every corner of the world, together constructing a universal echo.


Autour du monde, Minuit, 2014

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autour du monde
By Laurent Mauvignier
Pages: 384 pages
Publisher: MINUIT
Format: Book
Language: French
Publication Date:
04 September 2014
ISBN-10: 2707323853
ISBN-13: 9782707323859
Rencontrer une fille tatouée au Japon ; sauver la vie d'un homme sur un paquebot en mer du Nord ; nager avec les dauphins aux Bahamas ; faire l'amour à Moscou ; travailler à Dubaï ;... Read more
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