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Squishy toes, my some are unluckier than others wading. The last time I read a book by Boris Vian I hurled it across the room after finishing it and swore I’d never read dspuma.

The characters evolve in a bright or glaucous environment, but always strange, according to a choreography as unpredictable as a jazz solo.

L’Écume des jours by Boris Vian

Works by Boris Vian. For what we always remember, even years after reading, esuma that Colin loves Chloe, and vice versa! Upon returning home, Chloe begins to feel better. Beautiful, oneiric, sexy, deadpan, linguistically inventive — and then in the end remorselessly tragic. Nov 20, Manny rated ,a it was amazing Shelves: Je vais le jeter dans la rue ce livre. Meanwhile, Chick’s obsession with a philosopher, Jean-Pulse Heartre, causes bodis to spend all his money, effort and attention on collecting Heartre’s literature.

Which is your favorite or which do you think is the best and why? During the honeymoon, Chloe falls ill with a mysterious disease that primarily consists of coughing and chest pain, and she and Colin are forced to end their trip early. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

La espuma de los días / The Foam days

The book strongly reminded me of two other works: The violence is actually there from the very beginning, in a cartoony espma of way, and Vian has a very artful way of allowing you to realise that those cartoon injuries are in fact bleeding real blood. A gun is an ‘equalizer’, a lynx fur becomes a ‘larynx’ fur Throughout the novel, there are references to various cian by Sartre, but like the philosopher’s name, Boris Vian played with words to make new titles for “works” by Heartre.


Eventually threw it in the garbage rather donating it or selling to the local bookstore to save someone else from reading it. Adolescents will recognize themselves in this initiatory journey that leads to adulthood, to its responsibilities and to its dramas in the bogis of the cruelty of existence.

He loathed Americans but consumed massive quantities of American culture in the form of jazz, films, etc and fawned over American jazz musicians. Forget about wistful, wishy-washy endings — in this one all your favourite characters end up wasting away, burning to death, getting shot, having their hearts cut out, or committing suicide.

Boris Vian embodies everything Americans find reprehensible about the French in a single human being. And of course etc.

They start falling before Colin does but maybe they are not necessary for him after all. View all 8 comments.

Open Preview See a Problem? 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: The physical deterioration of the apartments of Colin, Nicholas, and Chick mirrors the depression and gradual loss of hope brought about by a persistent disease, and Nicholas’ sudden ageing represents trauma and stress. Not recommended to optimists and teddy bears.

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The char What would Boris Vian learned that “The scum of the days” is now one of the classics of French literature that is studied in class? Je to jak Gatsby. The ending scene of this extraordinary book is just as surreal as the pages that precede it: Finally, after a first succesful foray, I will probably continue to read Vian’s books, starting with his commercial pulp stories next. E per finire, musica!

Everything else can go, because all the rest is ugly – and the few pages which follow as an illustration of this draw their entire strength from the fact that the story is completely true since I made it up from beginning to end. Why can’t we always be together? Amazon Global Store UK International products have separate terms, are sold from abroad and may differ from local products, including fit, age ratings, and language of product, labeling or instructions.


Which is true, if the reader is willing to ignore the occasional jarring notes that leave a trail of bloody, dismembered, tranmpled by elephants, crushed by falling roofs, etc. Quotes from La espuma de los Absurdish writing from another era that was badly served by the fanboy introduction. El Manantial Spanish Edition. Il tutto sotto la forma di una favola, bellissima e tragica.

It is widely believed that Chloe’s illness is a metaphor for cancer and terminal illness. There are three English translation of this book from what i can tell. Halos of luck blind what they are made of.

I think Vian’s work translated into English works better with an American English voice due to the nature of the work. Inainte de a citi cartea am vazut diverse recenzii care o preaslaveau. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. May 20, Fede rated it it was amazing Shelves: Like a wild beast that lets itself be tamed, this fantasy novel has thus become a classic despite blris. View all 14 comments.

There’s Sartre and a lot of other pals of Espum. Chick’s obsession for Partre another subtle metaphor? Then their entire bodies begin to vibrate following the rhythm of the music. Foam of the Daze: It’s fantasy but fantasy based on real life around Vian circ.