Posts by: Peter Mack

The Truth about Marie, by Jean-Philippe Toussaint


The title of Jean-Philippe Toussaint’s most recent novel, The Truth About Marie, is an impish wink and a nudge to the reader. The plot, such as it is, involves a man describing his ex-girlfriend Marie’s relationship with another man after she leaves him (him, the narrator). Of course, the narrator is not actually present for […]