Literature & Theatre
While the nation’s favourite puppet fills theatres with laughter and smiles throughout France, the story…
Annie Ernaux’s ‘Positions’ (‘La Place’, Gallimard, 1983) is the perfect antidote to all those heavily…
New French fiction: ‘Under the Channel’ by Gilles Pétel and ‘The Greenland Breach’ by Bernard BessonIt’s a double-whammy this month. Thrill-seekers, plump for ‘The Greenland Breach’, and detective-story-turned-psychological drama ‘Under the Channel’ makes for an unnervingly noirish read.