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  • Hygiene and the Assassin by Amélie Nothomb (Book Analysis)

    Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

    series BrightSummaries.com
    Unlock the more straightforward side of Hygiene and the Assassin with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!This engaging summary presents an analysis of Hygiene and the Assassin by Amélie Nothomb, which was first published in 1992 to widespread critical acclaim. It tells the story of the Nobel Prize-winning novelist Prétextat Tach, who finally decides to grant a number of interviews ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Fear and Trembling by Amélie Nothomb (Book Analysis)

    Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

    series BrightSummaries.com
    Unlock the more straightforward side of Fear and Trembling with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!This engaging summary presents an analysis of Fear and Trembling by Amélie Nothomb, an award-winning novel discussing otherness, culture clash and integration with delicate humor and refreshing honesty. It tells the story of a young Belgian woman who moves to Japan and tries to fit into ... Read more

    $5.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • The Character of Rain

    A Novel

    The Japanese believe that until the age of three, children, whether Japanese or not, are gods, each one an okosama, or "lord child." On their third birthday they fall from grace and join the rest of the human race. In Amelie Nothomb's new novel, The Character of Rain, we learn that divinity is a difficult thing from which to recover, particularly if, like the child in this story, you have spent ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Pétronille

    A Novel

    Translated by Alison Anderson ...
    Two female authors share adventures and champagne in this witty novel about friendship by the celebrated author of Hygeine and the Assassin.With wry humor and a deceptively simple style, Pétronille tells an unusual story about twin abiding passions: one for champagne, and the other for a riotous friendship between her protagonist and Pétronille Fanto, a woman who refuses to drink alone.This is a ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • Thirst

    Translated by Alison Anderson ...
    Key Selling PointsFinalist for the Prix GoncourtMajor author relaunch with galleys, bookseller outreach, social media and online campaign, marketing spend for this critically acclaimed novel by bestselling European authorBacklist titles all in print or in PODHumorous but deeply philosophical novel in the voice of Jesus that considers what it means to be human and to inhabit a human body.Target ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • Strike Your Heart

    Translated by Alison Anderson ...
    This coming of age novel by the acclaimed Belgian author is “a disarmingly simple yet deeply complex study of a mother-daughter relationship” (The Washington Post).One of the Washington Post’s 50 Notable Works of fiction in 2018Marie is the prettiest girl in her provincial high school, and dating the most popular boy in town. She is the envy of all her peers—and she loves it. But when she gives ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Fear and Trembling

    A Novel

    Translated by Adriana Hunter ...
    Alternately disturbing and hilarious, unbelievable and shatteringly convincing, Amélie Nothomb's Fear and Trembling will keep readers clutching tight to the pages of this taut little novel, caught up in the throes of fear, trembling, and, ultimately, delight.According to ancient Japanese protocol, foreigners deigning to approach the emperor did so only with fear and trembling. Terror and self ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Life Form

    Life Form, Amélie Nothomb's nineteenth novel is a smart, singular, surreal novel about personality and philosophy, trauma and healing, solitude and human connection from one of the most widely read and beloved authors working today.One morning, the heroine of this book, a famous author named Amélie Nothomb, receives a letter from a fan, Melvin Mapple, an American soldier stationed in Iraq. ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • The Cognitive Psychology of Proper Names

    It's on the tip of my tongue, but I can't remember her name." Lots of people have difficulty remembering people's names, even though they can easily recall other information about the person. As memory and retrieval processes are central to cognitive psychology and neuropsychology the study of proper names makes a fascinating and practical focus of study. Using an information processing approach, ... Read more

    $49.95 USD