"Virginie Despentes's Apocalypse Baby kept me up several nights in a row - in part because it's a terrific page-turner, and in part because I was anxious to see how Despentes would sustain her narrative ride. Apocalypse Baby is more than a compelling punk, queerish spin on the noir genre. It is a choral performance that tumbles its readers into the heart of violent spectacle, with all its attendant grief, unease, and unclarity." - Maggie Nelson, author of The Argonauts

Apocalypse Baby is a smart, fast-paced mystery about a missing adolescent girl traveling through Paris and Barcelona. She is tailed by two mismatched private investigators: the Hyena, part ruthless interrogator, part oversexed rock star, and Lucie, her plain and passive - almost to the point of invisible - sidekick. As their desperate search unfolds, they interrogate a suspicious cast of characters, and the dark heart of contemporary youth culture is exposed.

Genre: Mystery

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March 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Apocalypse Baby
Author(s): Virginie Despentes
ISBN: 1-55861-891-0 / 978-1-55861-891-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Feminist Press at CUNY
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June 2014 : UK Paperback

Title: Apocalypse Baby
Author(s): Virginie Despentes
ISBN: 1-84668-843-4 / 978-1-84668-843-0 (UK edition)
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June 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Apocalypse Baby
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Title: Apocalypse Baby
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Publisher: Serpent's Tail
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