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Author: Virginie Despentes
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Valentine, the troubled daughter of a well-off but dysfunctional Parisian family, vanishes on her way to school. Inexperienced private detective Lucie Toledo is hired to find the missing teenager, and enlists the help of a formidable agent with a past, known to her friends as the Hyena. Their quest, from Paris to Barcelona and back, uncovers a rich cast of characters whose paths have crossed Valentine's, leading to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Mystery fiction
Fiction
French fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginie Despentes
ISBN: 9781846688423 1846688426 9781847657909 1847657907
OCLC Number: 812688766
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Awards: Stonewall Honor Book in Literature, 2016
Description: 338 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Apocalypse bébé.
Responsibility: Virginie Despentes ; translated by Siân Reynolds.
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Valentine, the troubled daughter of a well-off but dysfunctional Parisian family, vanishes on her way to school. Inexperienced private detective Lucie Toledo is hired to find the missing teenager,  Read more...

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A gloriously fearless writer TLS Despentes argues compellingly about women's guilt, men's power and the way that both are still abused three decades after the supposed triumph of feminism. Read more...

 
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