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Lobster (novel)

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Publication date  2005
ISBN  978-1-903517-34-5
Author  Guillaume Lecasble
3.6/5 Goodreads

Media type  Print
Originally published  2005
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Lobster is a novella written by Guillaume Lecasble, translated by Poly McLean and published in the UK by Dedalus Books in 2005.

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Reception

The novel received positive reviews in the press. Nicholas Lezard, in The Guardian, enjoyed Lobster, concluding "There was a Lobster-shaped hole in world literature which has now been neatly filled by this remarkable work.".

In The Daily Telegraph, Sam Leith recommended it in a list of 'Mad Stuff'.

In Kirkus Reviews, the novel received a positive review which recommended it as a "brief, bizarre, boiling broth of surrealism, romantic fatalism and slapstick."

Publisher's Weekly also enjoyed the novel, calling it "both tender and appalling".

Links

  • Lobster, in Dedalus Books' catalogue
  • The first chapter of the novel
  • References

    Lobster (novel) Wikipedia


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