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Raymond Queneau

Raymond Queneau

·3.94·23,680 Ratings
“ Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious. ” ― Rumi
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  • Saint Glinglin

    2000·
    ·3.68·98 Ratings
    Queneau's tragicomic masterpiece which retells in an array of styles the primal Freudian myth of sons killing the father.Queneau satirizes anthropology, folklore, philosophy, and epistemology while spinning a story as appealing as a fairy tale about a lan
  • Pierrot Mon Ami

    1989·
    ·3.9·368 Ratings
    Pierrot Mon Ami, considered by many to be one of Raymond Queneau's finest achievements, is a quirky coming-of-age novel concerning a young man's initiation into a world filled with deceit, fraud, and manipulation. From his short-lived job at a Paris amuse
  • Zazie in the Metro

    2001·
    ·3.73·3,678 Ratings
    Impish, foul-mouthed Zazie arrives in Paris from the country to stay with her uncle Gabriel. All she really wants to do is ride the metro, but finding it shut because of a strike, Zazie looks for other means of amusement and is soon caught up in a comic a
  • The Blue Flowers

    1985·
    ·4.04·945 Ratings
    At his death in 1976, Raymond Queneau was one of France's most eminent men of letters – novelist, poet, essayist, editor, scientist, mathematician, and, more to the point, pataphysician. And only a pataphysician nurtured lovingly on surrealist excess co
  • Witch Grass

    2003·
    ·3.95·310 Ratings
    Seated in a Paris café, a man glimpses another man, a shadowy figure hurrying for the train: Who is he? he wonders, How does he live? And instantly the shadow comes to life, precipitating a series of comic run-ins among a range of disreputable and heartw
  • The Last Days

    1996·
    ·3.81·182 Ratings
    The Last Days is Raymond Queneau's autobiographical novel of Parisian student life in the 1920s: Vincent Tuquedenne tries to reconcile his love for reading with the sterility of studying as he hopes to study his way out of the petite bourgeoisie to which
  • The Flight of Icarus

    1973··French
    ·4·313 Ratings
    Le Vol d'Icare est le dernier roman de Raymond Queneau, paru en 1968. Huber, un auteur à partir de 1895, crée un roman dont le personnage principal se nomme Icare. Ce dernier sort de son livre, emporté par un coup de vent et se retrouve perdu dans Pari
  • Bouvard and Pecuchet

    2006··Portuguese
    ·3.86·2,659 Ratings
    Walter Scott, Alexandre Dumas, Corneille, Racine, Voltaire, Balzac, George Sand. Quiseram saber tudo sobre o amor, o sujeito filosófico, a política, o socialismo, o belo, a estética, o sublime, a escrita, Deus, a Bíblia, a educação. Apaixonaram-se,
  • Sunday of Life

    2002·
    ·3.8·102 Ratings
  • Odile

    1999·
    ·3.72·171 Ratings
    First published in France in 1937, this brilliant, moving novel is about the devastating psychological effects of war, about falling in love, about politics subverting human relationships, and about life in Paris during the early 1930s amid intellecturals
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