Obra-prima do escritor frances Boris Vian, A espuma dos dias faz uso de imagens poeticas e surreais para apresentar um universo absurdo. Trata-se da historia. This film is based on a novel written by the famous French writer Boris Vian, who was a jazz music passionate and also a singer. See more». Resenha: A Espuma dos dias, de Boris Vian.

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Colin, Isis, Chick and his girlfriend Alise spend their time listening to jazz records, skating and enjoying their friendship and youth. Se lo dovessi paragonare a un quadro, sarebbe un quadro di Magritte.

L’Écume des jours

Adolescents will recognize themselves in this initiatory journey that leads to adulthood, to its responsibilities and to its dramas in the face of the cruelty of existence. Brian also wrote a beautiful introduction to his translation.

Un petit nuage rose descendait de l’air et s’approcha d’eux. 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. Froth on the Daydream French: 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.

La schiuma dei giorni di Boris Vian 1 9 Nov 09, Surrealism Tragedy [1] [2] [3]. Maybe it was retribution for every bloom that lost its life so a lover could believe in theirs.


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. Let me reach for my belief in my coat.

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Thanks to all for your comments. Ils s’assirent sur des coussins et attendirent. So, Chapman plays with titles and names throughout the book, yet, his narrative style is very good.

Not that it matters, anyway. There are three English translation of this book from what i can tell. Also Brian is a superb writer. E tante altre stravaganze che si susseguono proseguendo le pagine.

L’Écume des jours by Boris Vian

He knew that, the prettier the atmosphere, the more devastating the destruction would be. View all 20 comments. I hope to live many and many years For me the experience of my first novel by Boris Vian is best described in terms sias jazz. Then I said to her “So do I” And we realise that the succulent, juicy fruit we’ve been eating so far is poisonous. This book is like nothing you’ve read: Did you all stop reading after pages, or what?? Vian’s writing style is an z of colours, sounds, tactile feelings – sort of Neo-baroque literature displaying all his eclectic talent and playful genius.

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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. It’s quite hard work, you know.

Thanks for the comment, Chris! One lies flat on one’s tummy and stares. In a surreal world where animals and inanimate objects reflect the emotions of humans, Colin is a wealthy young man with a resourceful and stylish fosNicholas, and a loyal best friend, Chick. Sep 26, Lavinia rated it really liked it Shelves: He is also known for highly controversial “criminal” fiction released under the pseudonym Vernon Sullivan and some of his Boris Vian was a French polymath: The adult world is little more than a distant blur, so indistinct and remote that it just disappears beyond the horizon of their leightheartedness.

You’d better have the most acrobatic sex and the most delicious meals of your life while you’re still young this novel saysbecause before you know it you’re going to have to go out bpris and earn a living, and then your whole life will stop being about creativity and start being about where the money is coming from.

A slight difference, but it’s interesting to note that.