Birth date: November 26, 1909
Died: March 28, 1994
Eugène Ionesco's Books
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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...
The Bald Soprano 2/5
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 ...
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 ...
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.