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Tom is Dead

A novel by

In its original French, Tom Est Mort was nominated for the Prix Femina and the Prix Goncourt. This edition is translated by Lia Hills.Tom died when he was four. To stop herself from forgetting him, his mother tries to write Tom's story, the story of his death. She strives to describe it all as precisely as possible. It's the details that will lead her and the reader to the truth. Set in the Blue Mountains and in Sydney, Tom is Dead is a suspense novel in which Darrieussecq takes us to the core of grief and drives this narrator's experience into our hearts. 'There are very few writers who may have changed my perception of the world, but Darrieussecq is one of them.' The Times

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Paperback Editions

April 2013 : Australia Paperback
thumbTitle: Tom is Dead
Author(s): Marie Darrieussecq
ISBN: 1-921520-31-0 / 978-1-921520-31-0 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Text Publishing Company
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Kindle Editions

May 2010 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Tom is Dead
Author(s): Marie Darrieussecq
Publisher: Text Publishing
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