Monsieur Linh and His Child gets Guardian thumbs-up

The Guardian review Philippe Claudel’s Monsieur Linh and His Child: This novella, by an award-winning French writer (the author of Brodeck’s Report, winner of last year’s Independent foreign fiction prize) who is also the writer-director of the Bafta‑winning film I’ve Loved You So Long (Il y a longtemps que je t’aime), would be extremely difficult to make into a film – not only because it This so oil try this …

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Monsieur Linh and his Child by Philippe Claudel

Philippe Claudel, author of why is academic writing so difficult the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize-winning Brodeck’s Report, is back! On March 31 we will be publishing Monsieur Linh and His Child, which joins Brodeck’s Report and the earlier Grey Souls as part of a loose, thematic trilogy about the devastating physical and psychological effects of warfare: Traumatized by memories of his war-ravaged country, and with his son and daughter-in-law dead, …

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