Black Water Lilies by Michel Bussi
Dec02

Black Water Lilies by Michel Bussi

After the Crash by Michel Bussi is the best book I’ve read all year, so I was very excited when I saw that another novel by Michel Bussi – Black Water Lilies – had been published in the UK. (Bussi is a French author and After the Crash was his first book to be translated and published in the UK.) Intriguingly, Black Water Lilies is set in and around Monet’s garden in Giverny, where he painted his numerous Water...

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After the Crash by Michel Bussi
Jun10

After the Crash by Michel Bussi

I’m going to make a bold claim here. I think After the Crash is the best book I’ve read so far this year. It wasn’t recommended to me by anyone, I just judged a book by its cover when I had vouchers to spend and thought I would enjoy it. I wasn’t wrong! On the night of 22nd December 1980, a plane crashes into mountains on the border between France and Switzerland. All of the passengers are killed instantly,...

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