The Mustache has ratings and reviews. emma said: basically this book chewed up my brain like a piece of gum. and then spit it out. because that. Le mari d’Agnès, un matin, rase sa moustache, sans le lui dire, pour la surprendre. Mais elle ne remarque rien et prend à témoin ses amis, son entourage. Emmanuel Carrere, Author Collier Books $ (p) ISBN in sensuous detail, his shaving off, at whim, of a year-old mustache.

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Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. Nov 14, Gabino G. Except that the carrree thoughts are brought in the open more, which makes it a quite interesting read. Bruno assures Marc that Marc has not had a moustache in fifteen years.

No trivia or quizzes yet. In the car Marc asks his wife if she notices anything. Many critics have said that the film’s events are not literal, but metaphorical and are symbolic of Marc’s loss of identity or of a possible mid-life crisis.

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Return to Book Page. She confirms this, which leaves Marc more baffled. Refresh and try again. Goofs During the restaurant scene, there was more wine in the glass the second time Agnes took a drink than the moment before.


Es propio de un escritor genial desarrollar una novela tan genuina desde un hecho tan simple como afeitarse un bigote. Chauffeur taxi Elizabeth Marre This page was last edited on 30 Septemberat He flees to Hong Kong, the first available flight out of Paris. His reading of the situation shifts constantly, but for a moment he can believe: What’s perfect is the use of the long shot, the if-then logic, the reader’s inherent need to apply logic to the bizarre situation.

Es una historia kafkiana, un hombre se afeita el bigote y nadie se da cuenta. The book is naturally recommended reading, with or without the movie adaptation. He shaves it off anyway, but when he sees his wife, she doesn’t notice, neither do their friends at dinner that night, neither do his co-workers.

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She is upset when she finds Marc has taken up smoking again. However, she doesn’t notice and in fact denies that his mustache ever existed.

I was sure I had the movie pretty well figured out but the theory that I’m liking best so far doesn’t fit the book quite as well as it did the movie. Share this Rating Title: Read most of it in bed while sick with hand, foot, and mouth disease — in fact, I’d say it’s a great book to read while mysterious blisters appear on your hands, feet, and face.


He thinks she is playing an elaborate joke, but he soon finds that his friends also deny that he ever had one. A pretty good emmsnuel scene early on was surprising, a funny scene where the main dude pretends he’s blind, a few blocks of dense indecisive back-and-forth dramatized thought that almost forced me emmznuel quit the book around pg 75, a remarkable unforeseen breakout section that built pathos for the guy’s psychic state, and then a very satisfying or at least decisive and moving end.

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Written by poco loco. Marc finally flips out, shouts at everyone, tells them he’s tired of their little joke, and what do they really think.

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In fact, maybe he never even had the thing in the first place. Start your free trial.

Fun and maddening at the same time. The film begins simply enough with a man in the bath, inquiring of his wife whether or not he should shave off his mustache. Search for ” La moustache ” on Amazon.