There is an apparent tranquility, but when one begins to listen, a sense of anxiety is heard. This is what struck us at the end of this January afternoon when we met him in the offices of his publishing house, Gallimard. Sansal has just published a novel with an evocative title, [ ], a kind of apocalypse where there would only be 780 days left to live. Like “chosen ones,” some humans are then called to board a spaceship.
The writer chooses dystopia or science fiction to decipher our time and its wanderings.