Jean Teulé lives in the Marais with his partner, the French film actress Miou-Miou. An illustrator, filmmaker and television presenter, he is also the prize-winning author of ten books including one based on the life of Verlaine. He has also written biographies of Rimbaud and François Villon.
In a post-apocalyptic world, the population doesn't have much to live for. Suicide is a business, and the business is brisk. The Suicide Shop by Jean Teule is a quirky novel translated into English by Gallic Books. It centers around a small family shop that offers up a range of options for killing ones self, and the family is well-suited for it. Every family member is morose, and it makes them perfect for recommending ways to end it all. All this works well, until their youngest child develops … more