Monsieur Linh and His Child – Philippe Claudel

Monsieur Linh and his child - Philippe Claudel

Original book title: La petite fille de Monsieur Linh
Author: Philippe Claudel
Publisher: Norstedt, 144 pages
Year of publication: 2005
Format: Hardcover
Language: Swedish

This is the story of an old man who leaves his homeland on a boat. In his arms he holds a light suitcase and a newborn baby. The old man is called Monsieur Linh. He is the only one who knows he is called so, for all who have known it is dead. So begins this short but oh so wonderful book. Continue reading