Guys Like Me

Guys Like Me


"Fabre’s without warning touching novel has fun of its personal at the back of its low-key, easily translated narrative voice ... the town it inspires isn’t the Paris of visitors yet of neighborhood people."—The manhattan Times

"Fabre is a genius of those nuanced, inside moments ... the tale Fabre tells is that of each one in all us: searching for that means within the mundane, relocating via our lives, our interactions, as though in the course of the cloth of a dream ... How will we dwell? it asks to contemplate. And: What does our life mean?"—Los Angeles Times

"Guys Like Me is a brief, arresting story that ...not merely bargains prepared insights into the brain of its middle-aged protagonist, but in addition presents the reader with a distinct travel of what way of life within the low-key suburbs of Paris needs to really be like."—Typographical Era

"Readers will enjoy this well-told story with a pleasing ending."––Publishers Weekly

"The atmosphere should be Paris, yet it’s now not the Paris of grand avenues and expensive cafés. actually, Fabre’s hero is a recognizable everyman, from any country."—Library Journal

A smile like a delicate flash of sunshine . . . travels via this relocating novel and tells, in phrases which are muted and profoundly humane, of existence because it is."—Le Monde

"Fabre speaks to us of good fortune and misfortune, of the injuries that make a guy or defeat him. He talks approximately our traditional disappointments and our small moments of calm. Fabre is the discreet megaphone of the fellow within the crowd."—Elle

"In this novel one reveals the intimate geography of an writer who lays naked the essence of Paris and its outskirts."—La Quinzaine littéraire

Dominique Fabre, born in Paris and a lifelong resident of the town, exposes the shadowy, nameless lives of many that inhabit the French capital. during this quiet, subdued story, a middle-aged place of work employee, divorced and alienated from his in simple terms son, meets up with adolescence pals who're equally adrift, with out passions or customers. he is trying to find a moment act to his mournful existence, looking the harbor of affection and a real reference to his son. Set in palpably genuine Paris streets that believe miles clear of the town of sunshine, Guys Like Me is a stirring novel of remorse and lack, but no longer with out a glimmer of hope.

Dominique Fabre, born in 1960, writes approximately humans residing on society's margins. he's a lifelong resident of Paris, France. His earlier novel, The Waitress used to be New, used to be additionally translated into English.

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