Books by Maxence Fermine

THE BLACK VIOLIN by Maxence Fermine
Released: Nov. 11, 2003

"Silly and sugary stuff. Could better have been packaged as a greeting card of one kind or another."
The French author's second to appear here (after Snow, 2003), said to be a success in Europe, is a small little tidbit of Hallmarkiana about a musician who lives—and dies—during the Napoleonic era. Read full book review >
SNOW by Maxence Fermine
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Crystalline and spare, this tale nevertheless packs substantial heat in its passionate embrace of youthful ideals and matters of the heart."
A romantic story etched as delicately as frost on a windowpane, this French bestseller from 1999 about a young Japanese poet's path to wisdom is Fermine's lyrical US debut. Read full book review >