Thursday, 9 February 2017

In the Cafe of Lost Youth

Fading shadows, vignettes of vanished streets, people, cafes and metro stations, and a woman at the centre who is as hard to trap as a fistful of smoke. 

Sections with different narrators give us fragments that build up to a haunting, elusive life. When the life ends, a version of Paris ends with it.

Published by Maclehose Press

Read a review here.