"This beguiling roman noir is here and there reminiscent of Orson Welles's moody film Touch of Evil; on balance, though, it's another dazzling example of Redonnet's remarkable talent for finding the universal in the unrelentingly bizarre."
Nevermore ($32.00; paper $12.00; Sept. 1996; 132 pp.; 0-8032- 3912-2; paper 0-8032-8959-6): The fifth novel we've seen thus far from a newly emergent French writer (Candy Story, 1995, etc.) whose hauntingly detailed dreamscapes resemble the enigmatic fictional territories of Kafka and Beckett.
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