Long considered a writer's writer, Raymond Queneau (1903-1976) has gradually come to be recognized as one of the major voices in twentieth-century literature. Queneau's fifth novel, Les Enfants du limon, was published in 1938. It is an extraordinary novel, stretching the boundaries of the genre, and has been called the masterpiece of Queneau's pre-war period. Queneau says of the story: "The plot involves three groups of characters: one formed by the grocer Gramigni, devoted to Saint Anthony of Padua, the maid Clemence, who ...

Children of Clay 1999, Sun and Moon Press, Los Angeles, CA

ISBN-13: 9781557132864

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Children of Clay 1996, Sun & Moon Books, Los Angeles

ISBN-13: 9781557132727

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