Francis Servain Mirkovic, A French Born Croat Who Has Been Working For The French Intelligence Services For Fifteen Years, Is Traveling By Train From Milan To Rome He S Carrying A Briefcase Whose Contents He S Selling To A Representative From The Vatican The Briefcase Contains A Wealth Of Information About The Violent History Of The Zone The Lands Of The Mediterranean Basin, Spain, Algeria, Lebanon, Italy, That Have Become Mirkovic S SpecialtyOver The Course Of A Single Night, Mirkovic Visits The Sites Of These Tragedies In His Memory And Recalls The Damage That His Own Participation In That Violence As A Soldier Fighting For Croatia During The Balkan Wars Has Wreaked In His Own Life Mirkovic Hopes That This Night Will Be His Last In The Zone, That This Journey Will Expiate His Sins, And That He Can Disappear With Sashka, The Only Woman He Hasn T Abandoned, ForeverOne Of The Truly Original Books Of The Decade And Written As A Single, Hypnotic, Propulsive, Physically Irresistible Sentence Mathias Nard S Zone Provides An Extraordinary And Panoramic View Of The Turmoil That Has Long Deviled The Shores Of The Mediterranean
French fiction author He mainly writes novels with Arabic themes At university he studied Arabic and Persian In 2000 he moved to Barcelona Spain , where he writes all his works.His first novel was La Perfection du tir, released in 2003 Twobooks were released before his first success, Zone, appeared in 2008 This book, written as a single sentence that continues alongthan 500 pages, is an internal monologue of an ex veteran from the war between Israel and Palestine.His next oeuvre was an even a greater success Parle leur de batailles, de rois et d l phants, a historical novel where Enard talks about the true experience of Michelangelo Buonarroti in Constantinople Istanbul.In 2012 he published with Actes Sud Rue des voleurs In 2015 Enard will release another ambitious book titled Boussole .
- 517 pages
- Mathias Énard
- 02 April 2018 Mathias Énard