Strait is the Gate
Publish date: December 28th 2004
Publisher: Overlook TP
Pages no: 148
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Literary Fiction
, 20th Century
, French Literature
One of my favourite books. I only know of one English translation. Would love to read another English version if it exists.
Gide said that he meant this book to be treated as one half of a pair, together with L'Immoraliste. I took him at his word and read them in rapid succession. By the way, I should say this was atypical - I'm a "when all else fails, read the instructions" kind of person, but I found both books togethe...
Bored, bored, bored, bored, bored. Sure he can write. He writes like God's right hand, he writes like the detail of the wing of an angel, he writes like water. But he's very, very, very boring.