Last Words from Montmartre

Read Last Words from Montmartre by Qiu Miaojin over the weekend. It’s a pretty damn good book. I’m also glad to see that NYRB Classics will be doing her Notes of a Crocodile at some point in the future. An excerpt of that can be found here.

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