New release : « The heart of the Pelican » by Cécile Coulon. Rocky meets Forrest Gump !

The week of its publication, the novel of Cécile Coulon entered the French fiction bestseller’s list of L’Express straight as n°26.

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). Among other good news, it will open the book section of ELLE magazine next week.

Take an impeccable, punchy style, and a main character who is both engaging and repelling but so human that you canot 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.


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