10 days after its publication, this nvel has already entered the French bestseller’s list.
We have a first German offer in our hands.
The text has been warmly praised as ”a delicate, cruel and physical novel ” (Lire), highlighting “the pleasure, which it seems is innate in her, in telling stories ; the relaxed stride of those who trust in their imagination to invent entire lives” (Livres Hebdo).
Take an impeccable, punchy style, and a main character who is both engaging and repelling but so human that you cannot help but identify with him. Mix these ingredients with rage and courage, and you have The heart of the Pelican : a wonderful tale by one of the most gifted French authors of her generation.