Vernon Subutex Two

Vernon Subutex Two

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 12/07/2018
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Synopsis

Rock star Alexandre Bleach might be dead, but he has a secret . . .

It's a secret that concerns several people, but the only person who can unlock it is Vernon Subutex, former record shop proprietor turned homeless messiah and guru, last seen hallucinating and feverish on a bench in the parc des Buttes Chaumont.

Aicha wants to know the truth behind the death of her mother, Vodka Satana. And if she finds the bastards responsible, she wants to make them pay, whatever Celeste thinks of her plan.

Celeste wants Aicha to get a grip and stop hanging around with Subutex's gang of disciples.

The Hyena wants to find the Bleach tapes. She wants to untangle her complicated feelings about Anais, her boss' assistant. And speaking of her boss, she does not want Laurent Dopalet to discover how badly she has double-crossed him.

Laurent Dopalet wants the Hyena to find and destroy the Bleach tapes. He wants to forget he ever knew Vodka Satana. He wants people to stop graffitiing his apartment with ludicrous allegations. Above all, he wants people to understand: NONE OF THIS IS HIS FAULT.

THE SEQUEL TO VERNON SUBUTEX 1, SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2018.

Translated from the French by Frank Wynne

  • Publisher: Quercus Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780857055828
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Weight: 422g
  • Dimensions: 209 x 140 x 50 mm

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Vernon Subutex Two
Vernon Subutex Two
Vernon Subutex is living in the streets of Paris now; he found a quite comfortable place in the parc des Buttes Chaumont and doesn’t really care about his ... READ MORE
miss.mesmerized
Vernon Subutex Two
Excellent continuation from Part 1...
And so with Book 2 we pick up where we left Vernon at the end of the first book – homeless, and somehow in possession of video footage everyone wants hold ... READ MORE
Alan M

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