Told in the first person, the novel is based on the author's own experiences during the First World War, in French colonial Africa, in the USA - where he worked for a while at the Ford factory in Detroit - and later as a young doctor in a working-class suburb in Paris. Celine's disgust with human folly, malice, greed and the chaotic state in ...
Told in the first person, the novel is based on the author's own experiences during the First World War, in French colonial Africa, in the USA - where he worked for a while at the Ford factory in Detroit - and later as a young doctor in a working-class suburb in Paris. Celine's disgust with human folly, malice, greed and the chaotic state in which man has left society lies behind the bitterness that distinguishes his idiosyncratic, colloquial and visionary writing and gives it its force.
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Very Good. 0811208478. Tip wear. Creasing to corners of wrapper. Faint crease to spine. A Good Read ships from Toronto and Niagara Falls, NY-customers outside of North America please allow two to three weeks for delivery.; 7.90 X 5.20 X 1.20 inches; 446 pages.
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Aug 31, 2007
But will the night really end?
After Celine, whose insight into the void is almost musical, there isn't much to say about the meaning of life. But just saying anything about it won't do, you haven't really grasped the point of it all until you've read this book. What does it mean? Nothing. The nothing that we think we know and the nothing that is always there....
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