By Jean-Philippe Toussaint
First released in France in 1985, the rest room used to be Jean-Philippe Toussaint's debut novel, and it heralded a brand new iteration of cutting edge French literature. during this playful and complicated booklet, we meet a tender Parisian researcher who lives within his toilet. As he sits in his bath meditating on lifestyles (and refusing to inform us his name), the folk round him -- his female friend, Edmondsson, the Polish painters in his kitchen -- each one of their personal manner additional permits his unusual way of life, helping his eccentric quest for immobility. yet a call for participation to the Austrian embassy shakes up his good international, prompting him to take a possibility and depart his bathroom...
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The Bathroom by Jean-Philippe Toussaint