The Best Thing That Can Happen to A CroissantBook - 2005
A best seller in Europe, Pablo Tusset's wickedly funny debut novel follows the hilarious, boozy, libidinous, and occasionally dangerous travails of Pablo "Baloo" Miralles, the wholeheartedly dissolute thirty-year-old black sheep of the staid Barcelona finance titans of Miralles & Miralles. This renowned Internet blogger, daytime sleeper, and dedicated hedonist is yanked into family business matters when the president of the business, his older, accomplished brother, disappears. Thus begins The Best Thing That Can Happen to a Croissant , an easy-riding, reluctant-detective story. Tusset's prodigious talents as both a satirist and creator of one of the most hilarious underachievers in recent memory make this an exquisitely entertaining read.
Publisher: New York : Canongate, 2005.
Edition: 1st American ed.
Characteristics: 496 p. ; 20 cm.