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Jean-Claude Izzo

Garlic, Mint, & Sweet Basil

Jean-Claude Izzo

Garlic, Mint, & Sweet Basil

2013, pp. 120, e-Book
ISBN: 9781609451752
Translated by: Howard Curtis
Region: France
Book collection: World Noir
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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. Best known for the Marseilles trilogy (Total Chaos, Chourmo, Solea), Izzo is also the author of The Lost Sailors, A Sun for the Dying, Garlic, Mint, & Sweet Basil, and one collection of short stories, Living Tires. He died in 2000 at the age of fifty-five.

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