Is he a madman or the best butler imaginable? Cadiot's zany first novel takes the British weekend house party, version Ishiguro & ‚ÄčThe Remains of the Day, and adds a large dose of slapstick humor. Bordering on both the surreal and the sinister, Colonel Zoo interweaves themes of servitude, espionage, escape, and, ultimately, victory in an unsuspected quarter.

Colonel Zoo  by Olivier Cadiot, Green Integer, 2005