“Document 1 is just as much of a page-turner in English as it is in French—despite the fact that nothing really happens.”
“Its prose leaves no room for denialists—the book is a very real animal we can hold in our hands.”
“Nasrallah paints a vivid picture of this fictitious dictatorship, especially the father/son relationship that at once holds the country together and threatens to bring the whole house of cards crashing down.”
“Darkness is everywhere on the reader’s descent.”
“Caron superbly captures the loneliness, confusion, and fear that come with forgetting.”
It seems reductive, it seems too obvious to mention, but Suzanne is on the BTBA longlist because it’s beautifully written.