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It’s effective on so many levels that reading it is more than a pleasant pastime — it’s like daas initiation into Vian’s way of responding to reality. Consequently, this overpowering desire compels Colin to instantly fall in love with Chloe, whom he meets at a friend’s party. View all 10 comments. Since I am the publisher, I of course nod towards Brian’s translation – vlan because he’s American who lives in Paris – and has an understanding of Vian’s world and times.

He got passed her and started crying.

La espuma de los días

Nov 25, Tomas Ramanauskas rated it it was amazing Shelves: When did Colin become their leader? And we realise that the succulent, juicy fruit we’ve been eating so far is poisonous. But what is actually going on here? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Or you can picture the famous scene from Charlie Chaplin’s “Hard Times”: For Le Monde to pick this as one of the best books of the 20th Century doesn’t justice to French Literature. Lists with This Book. Retrieved from viaan https: They’re a great help.


La schiuma dei giorni di Boris Vian. Is it really just an extended adult fairy-tale?

La espuma de los días / The Foam days : Boris Vian :

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Viian, finally, oos as an existentialist experiment, I said to her “I love you very much”. His desperation to keep his wife alive and his grief and depression after her death symbolize the emotional and psychological anguish faced by individuals lo know or have lost someone to terminal illness.

My vague memory has achingly reproduced the characters and some random settings from the film, oos them into the book, stealing from my possibilities to flex the imagination muscle. Their passion for American jazz and – in Chick’s case – the existentialist writer Jean-Sol Partre a hilarious caricature of Jean-Paul Sartre is a reflection of the author’s own interests: I don’t know what this was.

Laa I felt impelled to read another I can explain even to myself. Alyssum, who is resentful of Chick’s neglect of her in favor of his burgeoning collection, attempts to save him financially and renew his interest in her by persuading Heartre to stop publishing books, whom she kills when he refuses.

All three things Vian hates! Vian had an appreciation for British literature for instance Nicolas is based partly on P. He was running and he was scared. I would not recommend this to anyone, and I’m not sure why it df such good reviews. For me the book was just pages written with text, some characters, events, but really disgusting fantasy of the author. You can just open this book and let it guide you through a world of fluffy surrealism to the steepest downhill ever imaginable, without bothering about too much.


This is stil written under the influence of Sartre and Beauvoir and Camus on a side note: Colin ruins to buy the flowers supposed to look after her, while the grief narrows and inexorably darkens their lodging.

But it was actually an absurd book, sad and also simplifying. And of course llos. And they walk along in their own little cloud, watching the other passers-by and looking in the shop windows. Et le nuage les enveloppa.

The Brian Harper translation is called “Foam of the Daze. The book has been translated several times into English under different titles. Is it the blonde hair, the money. It’s the Andrex puppy! Vian has ability to let your deep down buried childish sense of taking the most unbelievable fables for real, reemerge.

You think they would be ashamed of that fact.