Corniche Kennedy by Maylis de Kerangal
Marseille, a challenge
Maylis de Kerangal was born in Toulon in 1967. This contemporary woman writer captures the essence of her Provence in her book on Marseille. When it was published in 2008,Corniche Kennedy was listed among the Best French novels. The book is about a group of reckless young people, excited by the attraction of what is forbidden, will move you as much as it has already moved thousands of readers. You will feel the breath of wind on the famous Marseille corniche, where these youths are ready to dive in and risk their lives. A perfect summer novel where Sylvestre, the policeman who tries to watch over the intrepid young people, will also leave his mark. A place for a pause between the beaches of Les Catalans and the Prado.