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The Seventh Function of Language

by Laurent Binet and Sam Taylor

Hardcover, 359 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $27 |

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The suspicious death of a literary critic in 1980 Paris reveals the madcap secret history of the French intelligentsia, plunging a hapless police detective into the depths of literary theory as it was documented in a famed linguist's lost manuscript. By the award-winning author of HHhH.