‘Seventh Function’ Is A Postmodern Mashup Of Fact, Fiction And Philosophy

The 7th Function of Language, by Laurent Binet.

Laurent Binet’s new novel starts with the death of French literary critic Roland Barthes and spins out a postmodern mystery packed with philosophical heavy hitters — and one bemused detective.

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