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Marie Darrieussecq
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ISBN 9780571223886 Format Paperback
Published 04/05/2006 Length 160 pages

About Book

It is 2015. Edmée and Pete are engineers on a remote research station in Antarctica. Both are running from tragic events at home.

In this setting of magnificent desolation, just fifteen kilometres from the South Pole, a love affair begins to flourish - until there is a catastrophic power failure at the base . . .

  • About Marie Darrieussecq

    Marie Darrieussecq was born in 1969 in Bayonne, France. She is a graduate of the Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris. Her debut novel, Pig Tales (1996), was published in 34 countries and became the most popular first novel in France since the 1950s. Her second novel, My Phantom Husband (1998), became an immediate bestseller. Her third novel, Breathing Underwater, prompted Francis Gilbert in The Times to declare that 'there are very few writers who may have changed my perception of the world, but Darrieussecq is one of them'. Her fourth novel, A Brief Stay with the Living, is published in June 2003.

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