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Le coût de la vie

Deborah Levy

Date de parution : Août 2020

Éditeur: DU SOUS-SOL

La dramaturge, poétesse et romancière anglaise poursuit le récit de sa vie. Dans ce second volume, elle raconte notamment la dérive qu'elle a vécue à l'âge de 50 ans après des décennies d'une vie de famille au nord de Londres. Un livre sur la féminité, la maternité, la liberté, l'écriture, les normes et le chemin d'une vie.
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Ce que je ne veux pas savoir

Deborah Levy

Date de parution : Août 2020

Éditeur: DU SOUS-SOL

Dans ce premier volet de son autobiographie, D. Levy revient sur son enfance, évoque l'apartheid en Afrique du Sud, pays qu'elle a quitté, son père, militant de l'ANC emprisonné, ou encore l'Angleterre, son pays d'adoption. A travers son parcours, elle aborde les thèmes de la féminité, de la dépression et de l'écriture.
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Sous l'eau

Deborah Levy

Date de parution : Janvier 2015

Éditeur: FLAMMARION

En arrivant avec sa famille et un couple d'amis dans une villa sur les hauteurs de Nice, Joe Jacobs découvre un corps dans la piscine. Bien vivant. La créature s'appelle Kitty Finch : elle se dit botaniste, elle porte du vernis à ongles vert, et c'est toute nue qu'elle se présente à eux, plongeant au coeur des vacances de Joe et des siens. Pourquoi est-elle ici ? Que veut-elle ?Huis clos envoûtant, Sous l'eau prouve une fois encore que même les secrets les mieux gardés finissent par remonter à la surface.
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Things I Don't Want to Know

Deborah Levy

Date de parution : Août 2018

Éditeur: Penguin Canada

A luminescent treatise on writing, love, and loss, a witty response to George Orwell's influential essay "Why I Write" Things I Don't Want to Know is the first in Deborah Levy's essential three-part "living autobiography" on writing and womanhood.Taking George Orwell's famous essay, "Why I Write", as a jumping-off point, Deborah Levy offers her own indispensable reflections of the writing life. With wit, clarity and calm brilliance, she considers how the writer must stake claim to that contested territory as a young woman and shape it to her need. Things I Don't Want to Know is a work ...

The Cost of Living

Deborah Levy

Date de parution : Août 2018

Éditeur: Penguin Canada

A New York Times Notable Book of 2018Longlisted for the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in NonfictionFrom the twice-Booker-shortlisted author comes a witty and audacious examination of writing and womanhood"Life falls apart. We try to get a grip. We try to hold it together. And then we realize that we don't want to hold it together."Crystalline, witty and audacious, The Cost of Living addresses itself to the dual experiences of writing and of womanhood, examining what is essential in each. Following the acclaimed Things I Don't Want to Know, which reflected deeply on the nature of gender p ...

The Man Who Saw Everything

Deborah Levy

Date de parution : Janvier 2021

Éditeur: Penguin Canada

Longlisted for the 2019 Booker PrizeShortlisted for the 2019 Goldsmiths PrizeFinalist for the 2020 Lambda Literary AwardLonglisted for the 2020 Orwell Prize for Political FictionAn electrifying and audacious novel about beauty, envy, and carelessness by Deborah Levy, two-time Man Booker Prize finalist.It is 1988 and Saul Adler, a narcissistic young historian, has been invited to Communist East Berlin to do research; in exchange, he must publish a favorable essay about the German Democratic Republic. As a gift for his translator's sister, a Beatles fanatic who will be his host, Saul's girlfriend will shoot a photograph of him standing in the crosswalk on Abbey ...

Hot Milk

Deborah Levy

Date de parution : Juillet 2019

Éditeur: Penguin Canada

SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016 A richly mythic, colour-saturated tale from the Man Booker-shortlisted author of Swimming Home—Deborah Levy explores the violently primal bond between mother and daughter. Two women arrive in a Spanish village—a dreamlike place caught between the desert and the ocean—seeking medical advice and salvation. One of the strangers suffers from a mysterious illness: spontaneous paralysis confines her to a wheelchair, her legs unusable. The other, her daughter Sofia, has spent years playing the reluctant detective in this mystery, struggling to understand her mother's illness.     Surrounded by the oppressive desert heat and the mesmer ...

Hot Milk

Deborah Levy

Date de parution : Octobre 2016

Éditeur: Penguin Canada

SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016 A richly mythic, colour-saturated tale from the Man Booker-shortlisted author of Swimming Home—Deborah Levy explores the violently primal bond between mother and daughter. Two women arrive in a Spanish village—a dreamlike place caught between the desert and the ocean—seeking medical advice and salvation. One of the strangers suffers from a mysterious illness: spontaneous paralysis confines her to a wheelchair, her legs unusable. The other, her daughter Sofia, has spent years playing the reluctant detective in this mystery, struggling to understand her mother's illness.     Surrounded by the oppressive desert heat and the mesmer ...

The Man Who Saw Everything

Deborah Levy

Date de parution : Octobre 2019

Éditeur: Penguin Canada

Longlisted for the 2019 Booker PrizeAn electrifying and audacious novel about beauty, envy, and carelessness by Deborah Levy, two-time Man Booker Prize finalist.It is 1988 and Saul Adler, a narcissistic young historian, has been invited to Communist East Berlin to do research; in exchange, he must publish a favorable essay about the German Democratic Republic. As a gift for his translator's sister, a Beatles fanatic who will be his host, Saul's girlfriend will shoot a photograph of him standing in the crosswalk on Abbey Road, an homage to the famous album cover. As he waits for her to arrive, he ...

Swimming Home

Deborah Levy

Date de parution : Septembre 2012

Éditeur: House of Anansi Press Inc

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and selected as a New York Times Notable Book, Swimming Home is a sexy psychological thriller from a highly acclaimed writer.Poet Joe and his war-correspondent wife Isabel arrive with their daughter and another couple to a rented villa in the south of France to discover a body floating face down in the swimming pool. But the girl is very much alive. She is Kitty Finch: a sexy, mysterious young woman who walks naked out of the water and straight into the heart of their holiday. But why is she there? What does ...
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