Wild Fennel is the story of a love triangle and a declaration of love for Brussels, told from three points of view. A speedy novel.
Jacques, a recently divorced dentist from Brussels yearns for a carefree summer at the Mediterranean sea. His son Jonathan dreams of a cycling holiday and his sweetheart Valériejust goes to the parental villa in Provence.
Bustling like a Brussels half and half brings Wild Fennel a deluge of lust, love and other kinds of desires starts between repressed memories and hateful chores. And in the end you just want to keep going.
Parts of this debut have already won prizes at literary competitions in Amsterdam and Brussels. Readers are wild about it. You can read what the Brussels press thinks about it here.