A short but stunning novel.
It by the new enfant-terrible of French literature. Louis is a precociously talent young man of 26 and has risen to be the voice of the French working class .
This is the story of his father, of the relationship between them and how his father, crippled at an accident at work is cast aside by society. It’s a study of society, masculinity, work and social responsibilities in the 21st century.
If you want to get a glimpse into the origins of the French Gilets jaunes protests this is a good place to start