Literary Theory Gets Bloody in Laurent Binet's 'The Seventh Function of Language'
25 Aug 2017 // 4:30 AM
The Seventh Function of Language is either a grand farce or fashionable nonsense.
The Worst Man Who Ever Lived: 'HHhH'
30 Jul 2012 // 6:10 PM
The eccentric title is a reference to the novel's putative subject, the assassinated Nazi Reinhard Heydrich, "the most dangerous man in the Third Reich, the Hangman of Prague, the Butcher, the Blond Beast, the Man with the Iron Heart, the worst creature ever forged in the burning fires of hell."