With Malaussene, his extended and exhaustive family, and the people of Paris's Belleville quarter. Daniel Pennac has created one of the most original and memorable collections of characters. They interact in a wild, provocative, thrilling story in which the Parisian everyday takes on a surreal edge, and begins to spiral out of control.
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Benjamin Malaussäne’s official job title is Quality Controller, but since nobody could possibly control the quality of all the goods in his Parisian department store, his real vocation is to serve as a scapegoat who can absorb outraged customers’ abuse in a manner so pathetically affecting that t...| Read Full Review of The Scapegoat
Pennac's comic mysteries about a young man who takes responsibility for everything that goes wrong at his job and who looks after his wayward mother's many children at home are very popular in his native France.| Read Full Review of The Scapegoat
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