French Literature Series
Jean-Philippe Toussaint
Translated by John Lambert

Meet Monsieur, your hero, a successful young executive in Paris whose daily life you will follow in precise detail. He is nothing if not unremarkable. Meet his secretary, his nieces, his fiancée and her parents, his neighbor whose scientific reports Monsieur unwittingly types out. What will happen? This and that. Monsieur will attend a party. He will babysit. But most of all, Monsieur will muse, and so will you muse, on everything from the night sky to a Rotring pen. And it will be very funny. Here Toussaint turns the ordinary into the extraordinary, an unremarkable anti-hero into a deadpan wit.

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Translated by John Lambert
Publication: French Literature Series
Format: Paperback / softback
Number of pages: 107
ISBN-13: 9781564785053
GTIN13: 9781564785053
Publication date: 6/1/2008
Language: eng
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