1996
Not easy writing your story when you live in a pigsty, and, what's more, when you've become a sow. Such is the extraordinary adventure of the female narrator of this bitingly sensual fable, who undergoes this transformation under the stupid gaze of...
1998
 A seven year marriage, a husband who is big and strong, who earns the money, who tends to the chores, who gives advice, who chooses the books; in short, a husband who does everything. One evening after work he leaves their apartment to buy the...
1999
 Breathing Underwater / Undercurrents, Marie Darrieussecq's third novel, deals with the sudden disappearance of a young mother and her daughter. One day, without any known reason, this mother decides to leave Paris with her young daughter in order...
2001
With her fourth novel, Bref séjour chez les vivants, Marie Darrieussecq explores innovative ideas concerning the possibility of today's novel and she creates a world in which the reader must actively participate in order to understand, perhaps in...
2002
What is a baby? Why so few babies mentioned in literature? How does one explain the language used around them? Why does one say "baby" and not "the baby?" What is a mother? And why women rather than men? The Baby was written in 2002 by Mary...
2003
This novel of Marie Darrieussecq is a scientific book.The action takes place in the future in Antarctica. This is a book both interesting and complicated. The biggest issue is the isolation of the world and individual. We witness the isolation of...
2005
While trying to define the essence of “The Country”, MD creates a clever definition of the self that is perpetually changing. Darrieussecq invites us deep into the land of her fluid thoughts and we follow them joyfully: when boredom might threaten...
2009
Set in the Blue Mountains and in Sydney, Tom is Dead is a suspense novel about grief. The narrator’s son has been dead for ten years; he was four and a half. For the first time since that day, she spends a few minutes without thinking of him. To...
2010
In Rapport de Police, Marie Darrieussecq addresses the accusations of plagiarism levied against her by authors Marie NDiaye and Camille Laurens. To write this essay, Darrieussecq conducted much research on numerous authors’ experiences with...
2011
Solange is an adolescent girl struggling with all the insecurities of adolescence while discovering her sexuality. As her peers engage in sexual relationships – be they rumored or real – Solange wishes to have sexual experiences of her own. First...

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