• "When new voices come from underrepresented constituencies, there’s always the hope of a new perspective... I can read Edouard Louis and know something of what it means to grow up in extreme poverty in contemporary France"

  • "<b>Even in the wake of Knausgaard and Ferrante it is hard to find a literary phenomenon that has swept Europe quite like the autobiographical project of Édouard Louis</b>"

  • "This is <b>the courageous story of an outsider</b>, in equal parts frank, provocative and compelling"

    Financial Times