Happening by Annie Ernaux - Book Review

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By Annie Ernaux, Tanya Leslie (Translated by)
ISBN: 9781609809485
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Published: Seven Stories Press - May 14th, 2019

"I believe that any experience, whatever its nature, has the inalienable right to be chronicled," muses Ernaux during one of the more intimate moments in this honest and harrowing account of the illegal abortion she had in 1963, written some forty years later. Regarded as a feminist touchstone by many, Happening does not hold back - Ernaux excels, as in her other works, at sifting through her own memories to produce something tactile, intense, and transformative. ~ Reviewed by Gwyn Sise