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Rousseau and the Pussycat

Marie Darrieussecq

Translated by Emmelene Landon

‘I am aware that according to present-­day criteria, the story I am about to tell contains several shocking scenes which fall within the realms of sexual harassment and cruelty towards animals.’

Marie Darrieussecq

Marie Darrieussecq has published nine novels, including Le Pays, and Tom est mort (P.O.L.). Her work is translated in over thirty languages. She lives in Paris.

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Translated by Emmelene Landon

Emmelene Landon is an Australian-born painter and translator who has lived in France since 1979. She is the author of four books in French.

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