Some of the NZ Listener review, with quotable quote from Listener Arts & Books ed. GS: "We like this one, too" - see tweet below.
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"Gnanalingam observes the homeless guzzling cheap wine from the bottle and the well-dressed patrons of Michelin-starred restaurants gobbling pâté de foie gras and quaffing Languedoc. His protagonist finally realises she has more in common with the former than the latter. Paris is the petri dish in which she comes to terms with her failings as a journalist and a human being.
"It is encouraging to see Lawrence & Gibson being prepared to publish this genre-defying book, which falls between the interstices of fiction, historical non-fiction and feature journalism."
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