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Sulphuric Acid by Amelie Nothomb

Book Description

"Sulphuric Acid" tells the story of a reality TV death camp, which has become the nation's obsession - an amoral spectacle played out through the media. It is a blackly funny and shocking satire on the modern predilection for reality television and celebrity, in which the audience at home develops a taste for blood.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780571234936
ISBN-10: 0571234933
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 125mm x 12mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 3-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Amelie Nothomb

Petronille by Amelie Nothomb Petronille, Paperback / softback (June 2016)

The on-again/off-again friendship between Ptronille and the main character in the book, who happens to be a writer by the name of Amlie Nothomb, gives the story its verve and the novel its heart. A literary Thelma & Louise, with a little bit of French panache and a whole lot of champagne thrown in.

Sulphuric Acid by Amelie Nothomb Sulphuric Acid, Hardback (August 2007)

Tired of reality shows, the television audience wants blood. One day, while out taking a walk in the Jardin des Plantes, Pannonique is piled into a cattle-truck. It seems, anyone can be picked up and hauled off to the studio without a notice. This book tells the story of this reality TV death camp which has become the nation's obsession.

Life of Hunger by Amelie Nothomb Life of Hunger, Paperback (July 2007)

Recounting the formative journeys of her youth, from Tokyo to Peking to Paris to New York, the author presents an examination of the self.

Loving Sabotage by Amelie Nothomb Loving Sabotage, Paperback (November 2005)

A novel about a young girl already stripped of illusions. The daughter of diplomats posted to Peking in the mid-seventies, the unnamed narrator of this novel charges about her tightly enclosed world on her 'horse' (bicycle). But she also learns life's hardest rule: that if she wants to be loved, she must be cruel in return.

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Author Biography - Amelie Nothomb

Belgian by nationality, Amelie Nothomb was born in Japan, and now lives in Paris. Described in the New York Times as 'slyly outrageous', she is the bestselling author of fifteen novels, translated into thirty languages. Her highly acclaimed UK debut, The Book of Proper Names, was published in 2004.

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