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I Was Behind You

Nicolas Fargues Sue Rose

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Pushkin Press
30 December 2009
Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Here is a story of self-discovery, of entering adulthood and of freeing oneself. The tone is sarcastic, lucid, cruel yet realistic. On a background of RB and funky electronic music, Nicolas argues gives us an impressive and subtle account of relations between the sexes and of examining the choices one has made in the past.
By:   Nicolas Fargues
Translated by:   Sue Rose
Imprint:   Pushkin Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 18mm
Weight:   227g
ISBN:   9781906548056
ISBN 10:   1906548056
Pages:   180
Publication Date:   30 December 2009
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Other merchandise
Publisher's Status:   Active

Nicolas Fargues was born in 1972. He spent his childhood in Cameroun then Lebanon and Corsica, and studied at the Sorbonne where he completed a thesis on the Egyptian writer Georges Henein. He directed the Alliance Francaise of Diego-Suarez in Madagascar for 2 years before returning to France. He now lives and works in Paris.

Reviews for I Was Behind You

A man, two women, talent, and a magnificient love story Le Figaro Should the ladies wish to know what thoughts run through the mind of a contemporary man, they need only open this little guide of uncertainty and furtive delights Madame Figaro This self-examination has finesse, relevance and courage in abundance Frederic Beigbeder Technikart With I was behind you Nicolas Fargues has delivered a novel of great maturity. And this is due as much to his mastery of writing as to the treatment of his subjectA Le Monde


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