Search Results: "Cédric Fabre"


BOOK REVIEW

MARSEILLE NOIR by Cédric Fabre
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2015

"Just as Marseille is tailor-made for noir, this dark banquet is tailor-made for noir fans."
Gritty from east to west, Marseille is the perfect venue for the latest in Akashic's venerable Noir series. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"There is something here for nearly every taste and developmental level, ideal for readers who don't object to being dropped abruptly into a strange, fantastic, richly textured rabbit hole. (Anthology. 3-8)"
The cuddly baby bunny image on the jacket is not the most representative sensibility of this collection of tales written and illustrated by European artists—Peter Allen, Catherine Benas, Anne Brouillard, Alain Crozon, Gilles Eduar, Pascal Estellon, Katja Gehrmann, Bruno Gilbert, and Muzo—who tend more toward the wild and woolly. Read full book review >

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OUR FATHER'S HOUSE by Caroline Fabre
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 22, 1991

"The gossip, rich digs, food, and clothes are just no fun at all."
A bone-dry telling of a potentially juicy tale about a British hotel-restaurant-and-whatnot mogul, a knighted, widowed tyrant who has a stranglehold on the lives of his four miserable children—one of them will take full revenge. Read full book review >

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GUYS LIKE ME by Dominique Fabre
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Fabre lacks the alchemy to make ordinary lives extraordinary."
A Parisian reflects on his life in this subdued mood piece from a prolific French author (The Waitress Was New, 2008).Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WAITRESS WAS NEW by Dominique Fabre
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 2008

"Simply and elegantly captures the dignity of a day's work, the humanity of friendship and the loneliness of aging."
After decades of listening to his patrons' life stories, a bartender shares his own in the first of French author Fabre's novels to be published in the United States. Read full book review >

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HELP! THE WOLF IS COMING! by Cédric Ramadier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"Falls just short of the mark. (Board book. 3-6)"
The wolf is coming! Quick! How can he be stopped? Read full book review >

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SHHH! THIS BOOK IS SLEEPING by Cédric Ramadier
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"Add this playful purchase to the ever expanding going-to-sleep bookcase. (Board book. 1-3)"
In a nice twist, instead of a book putting readers to sleep, here it is readers who put the book to sleep. Read full book review >