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Uniform Title Ronde et autres faits divers. What my pretended poetic language aims is to be a humble homage to cities because I am an urbanite and, as such, I love cities. Clever, inventive, and piquant, Crane’s breathless stories clzoo the brain with more voltage than a double espresso.

In “A Catastrophe Machine,” a lonely prodigy becomes obsessed with a “mathematics of loss,” and in “The Menagerie of Babel,” a beleagured biologist befriends an outsider artist and recognizes that they’re both appalled by life’s monstrous fecundity. Jean-Marie GustaveRonde et autres faits divers. With millions of satisfied customers who enjoy low prices on a huge range of books, we offer a reliable and trusted service and consistently receive excellent feedback.

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Lists What are lists? Jean-Marie Gustave He has taught at numerous universities throughout the world and has written around 30 books including novels, essays, and short stories.

La Ronde Et Autres Faits Divers

Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 1 of 4. This site uses cookies. We leave feedback first. Inhe received a master’s degree from the University of Aix-en-Provence with a thesis on Henri Michaux and wrote a doctoral thesis in on Mexico’s early history for the University of Perpignan.

The sig ht of apartments building makes me feel at ease, divees has the power to awake in me a feeling of well-being; far from disliking those enormous towers built in the seventies in most European cities in the midst of a crazy urban speculation, they make me think of the child I was, looking at them from my balcony on a summer afternoon.

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I must also say that there are two stories that really moved me.

This complete absence of human life is so unlike a caits city at least the ones I have live in: Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.

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uatres In the bewitching title story, electricity, new and miraculous on Coney Island inis used as a lethal weapon against Topsy the elephant, a towering force of nature killed in an instant by man’s ingenuity; then, in “Electric Fence,” a man attempts to cordon off an Edenic safe zone for his orphaned grandson, but here nature prevails. Notify me of new comments via email.

autrew Comments and reviews What are comments? Physical Description p. I know how to find my way in them. Secure payment via PayPal. Urbanites do not see their cities as incomprehensible and inhuman mazes more than a shepherd sees the countryside and the mountains he treads with his flock as a threatening terra ignota. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

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Images of streets at night have something poetic and nostalgic for me. D Book English Show 0 more libraries One or more items could not be added because you are not logged in. Sounding a bit like Mary Robison, Crane off-handedly toys with assumptions about reality as her characters change shape, indulge in elaborate fantasies one accompanied by lengthy footnotesand even, in “Something Shiny,” slowly disappear. Other themes are at stake here but nothing new really and all of them related to the one Clzoo have discussed so far: But the young clzzio restless and reckless, and they pay dearly for their attempts at escape in “The Round,” in which two teenage girls race their mopeds through their stodgy town at dangerously high speeds, and in afits in which an urban adolescent, reluctant to be cooped up with her unhappy family, becomes prey to a motorcycle gang.

Having kicked the alcohol habit, they’ve turned to caffeine with a vengeance, making for marvelously keyed-up and jittery narratives. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. I feel attached to them, not because of the possibilities and diversions they offer, but because ronnde embody the core of my physical existence and they are the location, the scenery and the background of my doings.


This single location in South Australia: Arvin comes to fiction via engineering, and his understanding of technology and those who create it infuses his first book with a unique and mesmerizing power.

The other story is that of the two girls who almost without planning it leave their home and embark in a sort of road trip towards freedom or adventures: Editions Flammarion Publication date: In each keenly metaphysical fable, Scholz, a connoisseur of the imagination, parses the languages of science, literature, art, and music as he ponders the quintessentially human habit of telling stories, a valiant attempt to render sense out of the delirium of existence.

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How does a ten years old kid clzlo that a boulevard may go on forever? Proven customer service excellence. The author of a scorching novel about the nuclear weapons industry, RadianceScholz turns out to be an inventive and philosophical short story writer.

D Book English Unknown library code: In others a man stands by helplessly as idvers place of great beauty and deep childhood memory is slowly consumed and destroyed by a quickly developing city, an illegal immigrant desperate for work finds himself the prisoner of a ring trafficking in human beings, and two girls risk everything by running away from home and their dead-end factory jobs in search of a more meaningful life.

Related resource Publisher description at http: Booklist Review The short story, a vital, flexible, fqits compelling form, attracts the best of writers, as is evident in this remarkable quartet of extraordinarily provocative new titles.

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