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Jean-Claude Izzo

Garlic, Mint, & Sweet Basil

Jean-Claude Izzo

Garlic, Mint, & Sweet Basil

2013, pp. 120, Paperback
ISBN: 9781609451158
Translated by: Howard Curtis
Region: France
Book collection: World Noir
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$ 14.00

The book

Available for the first time in English in Howard Curtis’s brilliant translation, this collection of personal essays shows Izzo at his most contemplative and insightful. He writes beautifully about the city he loved, the sea to which he belonged, and the literary movement that made him famous.

The author

Jean-Claude Izzo
Jean-Claude Izzo was born in Marseilles, France, in 1945. He achieved astounding success with his Marseilles Trilogy (Total Chaos, Chourmo, Solea). In addition to the books in this trilogy, his two novels (The Lost Sailors, and A Sun for the Dying) and one collection of short stories (Vivre fatigue) also enjoy great success with both critics and the public. Izzo died in 2000 at the age of fifty-five. The author's official Web site (in french) Izzo at Wikipedia Europa Editions and PEN World Voices 2007 collaborate on Black & Blue, homage to Jean-Claude Izzo Read from Black & Blue: An Introduction to Mediterranean Noir

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