Monsieur

by Jean-Philippe Toussaint

Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press in Champaign

Written in English
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Edition Notes

StatementJean-Philippe Toussaint ; translation by John Lambert.
ContributionsLambert, John, 1960-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2680.O86 M6613 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24058317M
ISBN 10156478505X
ISBN 109781564785053
LC Control Number2007045789
OCLC/WorldCa181368757

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Moses (aka Momo) lives with his father in the Parisian Jewish quarter, lonely, sad and attempting to survive as best as he can/5. Monsieur Roscoe ‘On Holiday’ is the first introductory book of what we hope to be a series.

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