The Baby

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WINNER, English PEN Award

The Baby is a mother’s project and a writer’s project—how to reconcile these two demanding roles? What is a baby? And why are there so few of them in literature?


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'An enchanting book…moving, funny, profound. And never sentimental.'—Madame Figaro

‘Without seeming to, Marie Darrieussecq gives us an example of what literature can achieve. It is a rare...

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