The Investigation by Philippe Claudel (translated from the original French by John Cullen)

Blogger Warning:  HERE BE SPOILERS! Ahhh… absurdism.  It’s so damn European!  Think Albert Camus, Samuel Beckett (o.k., so he was Irish), Franz Kafka, Eugène Ionesco, Jean-Paul Sartre.  It’s a genre that includes classic books like The Myth of Sisyphus, The Stranger, Waiting for Godot, No Exit, Rhinoceros and now, The Investigation. The Absurdist genre – in all its forms – is a commentary on the … Continue reading The Investigation by Philippe Claudel (translated from the original French by John Cullen)