PUBLISHERS OF LITERARY FICTION SINCE 1983
Translator: Christine Donougher
"The Book of Nights is a masterpiece. Germain is endowed with extraordinary narrative and descriptive abilities... She excels in portraits of emotional intensity and the gritty realism of raw emotions gives the novel its unique power." Ziauddin Sardar in The Independent
The publication of The Book of Nights made Sylvie Germain an overnight success in France. It has a big story on a wide canvas with unforgettable characters.It will appeal to lovers of Magic Realism and anyone who wants read something very different which will linger in the imagination long after the book has been finished.