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L'Écume des jours - Boris Vian
L'Écume des jours
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9782253174868 (2253174866)
Publisher: Le Livre de poche
Edition language: French
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Tami rated it
1.5 Very "fantastic"
This was supposed to be about love. But it was actually an absurd book, sad and also simplifying. It was well written, the language was beautiful, the characters more like sketches of ideas than real people, but I assume that was deliberate. I didn't really enjoy it. It also reduces love to in...
Lagraziana's Kalliopeion
Lagraziana's Kalliopeion rated it
4.0 Life is But a Dream: Mood Indigo by Boris Vian
This surreslistic novel is one of the most famous works of French author Boris Vian, of those that he first published under his real name. It also made it on many school reading lists and it actually seems to be quite popular in its country of origin – I definitely understand why. Writing Mood Ind...
Poisoning with words
Poisoning with words rated it
4.0 La espuma de los días
Un mundo surreal. Un ratón como mascota. Un cocinero avergonzado de que su hermana haya ido a la universidad. Dos obsesionados con Jean Sol Partre. Una mujer con una flor en el pulmón. Y un hombre enamorado que realiza toda una serie de trabajos bizarros para poder reunir dinero para curarla.Una his...
WorldInColour rated it
Once upon a time, a younger version of this lovely reviewer went to a theater somewhere in the north of France and was witness of a French reproduction of 'L'écume des jours'. The show was a marvellous mix of conversations between cats and mice, flowers, hilarious church services and heartwrenching ...
Warwick rated it
Wow, this book destroyed me. Beautiful, oneiric, sexy, deadpan, linguistically inventive – and then in the end remorselessly tragic.You know what reading this book is like? It's like you're sitting there having fun, the sun's shining – and who do you see bouncing towards you but the most adorable, c...
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