Foam of the Daze: L'Ecume Des Jours

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Raymond Queneau called it the "most poignant love story of our time," and Julio Cortazar said of its author: "I can't think of another writer who can move me as surreptitiously as Vian does." Boris Vian (1920-1959) was a songwriter, trumpet-player, poet, playwright and pataphysician, but is best remembered for his 1947 novel, Foam of the Daze , a jazz-fueled science-fiction romance that mingles bittersweet and surrealist absurdity with a melancholic meditation on the frailty of life. It tells the tale of Colin, a wealthy ...

Foam of the Daze: L'Ecume Des Jours 2012, Tamtam Books

ISBN-13: 9780966234633

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