In Paris, art student Aurelie Renard throws a stone and sets in motion a chain of events that will turn her life upside down.
Suddenly finding herself in sole charge of a stranger's baby, and with no idea how babies work, it's only thanks to the help of her adoring professor and her gun-toting heartbreaker of a best friend that Aurelie Renard is able to navigate her way through the most extraordinary and calamitous seven days of her life.
Meanwhile, in a Pigalle cinema, a naked man is doing his best to show the people of Paris, Aurelie among them, what it means to be alive...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 432 pages
- Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 11/04/2013
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780857862464