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Eugène Ionesco
Birth date: November 26, 1909
Died: March 28, 1994
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Elham
Elham rated it 5 years ago
This book is a collection of some very good short stories of some of the best contemporary French authors. Carefully selected and translated. Besides Sartre, Camus and Beckett (and I wish there was a place for Simone de Beauvoir too) I really liked Boris Vian's Les Fourmis from his book with the sam...
therestheo
therestheo rated it 8 years ago
The Bald Soprano 2/5
esterb
esterb rated it 9 years ago
This is what Ionesco him­self says about his play (trans­lated):It’s not even a satire: it’s the fairly objec­tive descrip­tion of a process of inflam­ma­tion, of a devel­op­ment of a total­i­tar­i­an­ism that’s spread­ing, that prop­a­gates, cap­tures, that’s chang­ing a world. And this world will ...
virginiasoares
virginiasoares rated it 10 years ago
Really enjoyed "Les Chaises". Absurd, yes, but it's sweet and melancoly and poetic. Plus I had the chance to see it coming alive because I saw the play just before reading the last 3 pages of the text.L'Impromptu de l'Alma i found too obvious,even if it was funny sometimes. I had gotten the meaning ...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 32 years ago
I was introduced to Ionesco in high school. Oh, how I loved his works then. Now, not so earth-shaking to me, but I retain fond memories.
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