Monica Sabolo indicators a chic literary selfie in line with Le Masque

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Monica Sabolo, to whom we owe particularly “All this has nothing to do with me”, Prix de Flore in 2016, when Montana is dying. The primary sentence of the novel:I do not know the way it began, how I ended up ordering on eBay for €60 a naturalized buzzard with a curled tail perched on a department“. The narrator units out to put in writing an “efficient and severe” e-book in regards to the communist terrorist group Direct Motion, which ran rampant in France within the Nineteen Eighties and killed Georges Bess, the CEO of Renault, in 1986 with out feeling any regret afterwards. Throughout his investigation, he meets Nathalie Ménigon and the anarchist Hellyette Bess, who was a member of Direct Motion. However the secret lifetime of the title can be the lifetime of Monica Sabolo, who as a toddler was a sufferer of incest by his adoptive father.”I did not know that butshe writes, that the years of direct motion consisted of every part that represents silence, secrecy and the echo of violence“.

Frédéric Beigbeder applauds a fantastic exercise in fashion

It is likely one of the most transferring books that the journalist from Figaro journalwho was significantly touched by the train in fashion and the creator’s quest for inside revolution: “At first I didn’t perceive why he needed to weave a direct relationship with this trauma of his childhood. It was juxtaposed that one handed from one to the opposite with out seeing the hyperlink. However in addition to the final e-book by Virginia Despentes have to be learn to the tip as a result of there within the third third it turns into completely chic! All the things blends collectively in the long run and it actually works with nice emotion and really lovely writing .

We should not be fooled by this type of collage. It is truly two books in a single. It seems a bit like “The Adversary” as a result of when Emmanuel Carrère advised the lifetime of Jean-Claude Romand, he additionally advised his. So we received a greater understanding of what the lifetime of a author is perhaps like, residing in fiction by means of this assassin who lives in fiction. There it is stylistically a little bit of the identical train that is still very sophisticated”.

Elisabeth Philippe was moved by the poetic fragility that the creator testifies to in her story

For overview The Obsit’s a very light and really lovely e-book on this method, which the creator has woven with two tales very far aside, however that are related by a really light language and a rewriting of the identical violence. by means of her life and the theme of her story: “As she attracts from the story all these echoes of her personal life, she makes use of phrases which may communicate of direct motion, however which replicate a sure actuality of her personal life.

What could be very lovely is that she reversed this abuse of which she was a sufferer throughout all her earlier books and at all times in a really poetic, metaphorical method, whether or not in “Summer season” or in “Crans-Montana”.

It is as if she’s making an attempt to confront actuality at its most violent together with her Direct Motion investigation by abruptly abandoning her use of detours and her poetic language and utilizing rather more direct, frontal language to speak about that violence.

On the identical time, he advances in these submerged worlds along with his doubts, his fragility. It does not do something. She is controversial as a result of some may accuse her of bragging in regards to the members of Direct Motion by giving them again their humanity, typically giving them fairly delicate portraits, however she by no means defends them, by no means justifies their actions. . Quite the opposite, she tells how she is most afraid of harming the household of Georges Bess. What makes this e-book so transferring is its very fragility.

“The Inconsistent Literary Selfie” by Arnaud Viviant

The one factor that touched Arnaud on this e-book is “naivety of the creator” concerning the sources of research she used to higher immerse herself in her topic and perceive the truth of direct motion: “A number of years in the past there was a development that has kind of disappeared, the literary selfie, which consists of writing a e-book whereas speaking about somebody extra well-known than you, like taking an image with this particular person. Right here it’s Direct Motion, which she admits that she knew nothing about this communist terrorist group in the beginning and that she needed to learn quite a lot of books beforehand to create her personal story, which maybe deserved a little bit extra constant character. to his evaluation of direct motion’.

Nelly Kapriélan appreciated it so much

A very long time has handed since criticism Unbreakable since “Crans-Montana” (2015) he did not take pleasure in studying one in all Monika Sabolo’s books. He hails the very lovely e-book: “Whereas earlier than it resorted a little bit an excessive amount of to metaphors with out us actually understanding something about what is going on on, this time it indicators very good writing, very correct. Typically it’s essential to undergo one other story to inform your individual and the e-book suited me as a result of it expresses the reality that speaks to it. I like this freedom. On prime of all this, the underground, the place her total childhood was stored secret and which she herself hid.

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