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Apocalypse baby

Virginie Despentes

Apocalypse baby

by Virginie Despentes

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Missing persons,
  • Women detectives,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Translation from the French of: Apocalypse bébé.

    StatementVirginie Despentes ; translated by Siân Reynolds
    ContributionsReynolds, Sian, translator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2664.E7895 A8813 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination336 pages
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27180819M
    ISBN 101558618910
    ISBN 109781558618916
    LC Control Number2014039946
    OCLC/WorldCa890180387

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Apocalypse Baby is a smart, fast-paced mystery about a missing adolescent girl traveling through Paris and Barcelona. She is tailed by two mismatched private investigators: the Hyena, part ruthless interrogator, part oversexed rock star, and Lucie, her plain and passive—almost to the point of invisible—sidekick/5(10).

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She is tailed by two mismatched private investigators: the Hyena, part ruthless interrogator, part oversexed rock star, and Lucie, her plain and passive—almost to the point of invisible—: Feminist Press at CUNY, The. Apocalypse Baby is a sort of trial run for her later break out hit trilogy Vernon Subutex.

In Apocalypse, Despentes introduces not only many of the themes and motifs she will work into a masterpiece in Subutex, she also gives us The Hyena - a sleazy and notorious/5.

This book explores some of the same ideas, except in the framework of a classic detective novel. In Apocalypse Baby, an unforgettable lesbian private eye called The Hyena and a younger detective who starts out too cool to care follow the trail of a missing girl who might just have a fate larger than her own resting on her shoulders.

"Virginie Despentes's Apocalypse Baby kept me up several nights in a row--in part because it's a terrific page-turner, and in part because I was anxious to see how Despentes would sustain her narrative ride. Apocalypse Baby is more than a compelling punk, queerish spin on the noir genre.

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She is tailed by two mismatched private investigators: the Hyena, part ruthless interrogator, part oversexed rock star, and Lucie, her plain and passive—almost to the point of invisible—sidekick. Apocalypse Baby, page 1 Valentine snorting a line from her exercise book at 8 a.m.

Valentine, having done a bunk, jumping on the back of a scooter ridden by a perfect stranger she’d stopped at a traffic light, late at night I didn’t have a colleague working with me on this job. So because of budgetary constraints, I’d been teamed. First published inAlas, Babylon is one of the defining novels of the nuclear age.

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Apocalypse baby. [Virginie Despentes] -- Valentine, the troubled daughter of a well-off but dysfunctional Parisian family, vanishes on her way to school.

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The Book of Revelation (often called the Revelation to John, Apocalypse of John, the Revelation from Jesus Christ from its opening words, the Apocalypse, The Revelation, or simply Revelation) is the final book of the New Testament, and consequently is also the final book of the Christian title is derived from the first word of the Koine Greek text: apokalypsis, meaning "unveiling" or.

Apocalypse Baby undoubtedly has a lot to say about modern France, and its depiction of the fraught nature of 21st-century living is assured and insightful.

From its opening lines, Apocalypse Baby, the latest from France’s notorious Virginie Despentes (King Kong Theory), establishes one thing: this is a novel about disappointment, disenfranchisement, and disillusionment. There isn’t one character in this raucous chorus of voices who isn’t speaking unabashedly of one or the other, if not all.

It is a choral performance that tumbles its readers into the heart of violent spectacle, with all its attendant grief, unease, and unclarity."-Maggie Nelson, author of The Argonauts Apocalypse Baby is a smart, fast-paced mystery about a missing adolescent girl traveling through Paris and Barcelona.

At first glance, Apocalypse Babyappears to simply be the story of the search for a runaway teen. Much of the novel is narrated by Lucie Toledo, an employee of the Paris-based Reldanch Agency who specializes in keeping tabs on kids. Virginie Despentes is an award-winning author and filmmaker, and a noted French feminist and cultural critic.

She is the award of many award-winning books, including Apocalypse Baby (winner of the Prix Renaudot) and Vernon Subutex (winner of the Anais-Nin PrizePrix LanderneauPrix La Coupole ). She also co-directed the screen adaptations of her Reviews: 7. "Apocalypse Baby is a smart, fast-paced detective novel about a missing adolescent girl traveling through Paris and Barcelona.

She is tailed by two mismatched private investigators: the Hyena, part ruthless interrogator, part oversexed rock star, and Lucie, her plain and passive--almost to the point of invisible-. Often uncomfortable, sometimes clumsy but always absorbing, Apocalypse Baby is not as poignant or powerful as it perhaps could’ve been, but it’s nevertheless a tense, engaging and insightful read sure to divide opinion in true Despentes style.

Published last month by Serpent’s Tail, Apocalypse Baby is available in paperback now."A smart, fast-paced detective novel about a missing adolescent girl traveling through Paris and Barcelona.

She is tailed by two mismatched private investigators: the Hyena, part ruthless interrogator, part oversexed rock star, and Lucie, her plain and passive--almost to the point of invisible--sidekick. A preoccupation with unexpected outlets for righteous female anger is still evident in her latest work, the novel Apocalypse Baby.

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