“The figures produce their own Word, just as spiders spin their own web.”
— Pierre Guyotat
Interview of Pierre Guyotat by Dominiq Jenvrey about Joyeux animaux de la misère (Joyous Animals of Misery, untranslated,
Gallimard, 2014). The writer speaks of the places developed in the novel, his memories of these locations and how they impregnate his imaginary world. Pierre Guyotat talks about his conception of literature and his creative process.