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The Suicide Shop - Jean Teulé
The Suicide Shop
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With the twenty-first century just a distant memory and the world in environmental chaos, many people have lost the will to live.Business is brisk at The Suicide Shop. Run by the Tuvache family, the shop offers a variety of ways to end it all, with something to fit every budget.The Tuvaches go... show more
With the twenty-first century just a distant memory and the world in environmental chaos, many people have lost the will to live.Business is brisk at The Suicide Shop. Run by the Tuvache family, the shop offers a variety of ways to end it all, with something to fit every budget.The Tuvaches go mournfully about their business until the youngest member of the family threatens to destroy their contented misery by confronting them with something they've never encountered before: a love of life.Jean Teulé lives in the Marais with his companion, the French film actress Miou-Miou.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781906040093 (1906040095)
ASIN: 1906040095
Publisher: Gallic Books
Pages no: 169
Edition language: English
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heidenkind
heidenkind rated it
The Addams Family meets Amélie.
Anya's Books
Anya's Books rated it
4.0 The Suicide Shop
I loved this novella until the last line ... so no 5 stars :(
Brain Gourmet
Brain Gourmet rated it
4.0 The Suicide Shop
I would have given this book 5 stars if it weren't for the slightly disappointing end and the small volume. I thought the idea was so brilliant it deserved to be developed more thoroughly. Teulé' s fine feel for tragic satire felt refreshing and his charachters kept me laughing throughout. The futur...
Lavinia
Lavinia rated it
So utterly dark French. So Jean-Pierre Jeunet's "Delicatessen".
XOX
XOX rated it
4.0 The Suicide Shop is light and nice
How do I view this book? I know for sure there are too much stuff that is lost in translation.As for the plot, it read like a children book. A boy is born smiling in a family of depressive people. The thoughts of having a suicide shop is fresh enough to attract me to buy this book, the premise of a ...
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