“A very dark book written with all of Siniac’s sharpness and intensity.” (Liberation)
“Pierre Siniac reinvents the crime novel in this ridiculous story of two homeless men who are turned into brilliant authors. A powerful attack against the literary establishment.” (Les Inrockuptibles)
“Pierre Siniac is the ultimate author in the category of black humor. A real gem.” (La Croi)
About the Author
Pierre Siniac (1928–2002) received the Grand Prix de Litterature Policiere in 1981 for three of his works, including Aime le Maudit.
Jordan Stump is the noted translator of several modern French novelists, including novel prize winner Claude Simon, for whom his translation of Le Jardin des Plantes won the French American Foundation’s Translation Prize.