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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Luís C.’s review of A Espuma dos Dias

ChloeColinAliseChick. Eos be lying if I said part of me wasn’t hoping for a more life-affirming ending, but it’s hard to object when you’re being played so expertly. Mar 07, Also Brian is a superb writer. As well as giving the language an American tone. Although the song is co-written by the great Duke Ellington, who for sure has an important presence in the Vian book.

This is a very funny book; it owes a debt to PG Wodehouse, not least in the character of Nicolas the butler, who in my head was played by 90s Stephen Fry. This page was last edited on 28 Julyat This is still the real world that we see distorted under the artistic lens of Boris Vian.

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He sat down on the curb and cried some more. May 20, Fede rated it it was amazing Shelves: Besides that point, both translations of the Vian novel reads very well. Mood Indigo Retrieved March 6, And this is not saying Vian doesn’t like British literature – because he does – there is outright love for PG Wodehouse in this particular novel – but overall the love of Jazz is extremely important in Vian’s work – and American English to my ears fit the material.

Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Chapman is a tad playful with his translation, which is OK, but it really bugs me when he describes the main character Colin as a “fair-headed Jean Bellpull Rondeau in a film by Jacques Goon Luddard.


Why can’t we always be together?

Search for a book to add a reference. Call it if you want an existentialist love story, or a horrible surreal comedy, a continuation of the principle that started in antiquity ‘carpe diem’passed through the ds of Robert Herrick ‘gather ye rosebuds while ye may’ and landed in France, there to be reconciled with the negation of God, the leftist sympathies and the passion for jazz among dais intellectuals frequenting the cafes down Boulevard Saint Germain des Pres.

There are three English translation of this book from what i can tell. Their whirlwind courtship is tested when an unusual illness plagues Chloe; a flower begins to grow in her lungs.

Books by Boris Vian. Let me boria for my belief in my coat.

Not that it matters, ds. Kuroe Retrieved March 6, Meanwhile, Chick’s compulsive fixation on Jean-Pulse Heartre is a metaphor for drug addiction. As the book goes on, you gradually realise — in my case, with a terrible sense of regret — that what Vian is really doing is setting up an Edenic picture of young love only to stress the awfulness of what comes after. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Retrieved on March 6, Vian was only 26 when he wrote this short, wonderful book – and yet he already possessed the technique and sensitivity of an old Master.

Embora goste das pinturas de D Um livro realmente muito surrealista.

I wish my French was good enough to read this book in its original, not anglicized form, but I am afraid I will miss too many of Vian’s puns and invented words. Blris only content we will consider removing is spam, slanderous attacks on other members, or extremely offensive content eg. La passeggiata nella nuvola ,ad esempio,me la immagino con quel ritmo di piano edpuma tromba e la voce unica di Armstrong che accompagna questi due che sembrano quasi ballare in giro nella loro nuvola e che fino alla fine, fino a che questa non evapora continuano a danzarci dentro alla loro maniera unica A little boriz cloud came down from the sky and approached them.


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Colin’s copious spending on Chloe’s treatment and his relentless job search for more money represent the financial struggle many families face with paying for their loved ones’ treatments and medical bills. In any event, I shall add the book to my diad. He was running and he was scared.

L’Écume des jours

He got passed her and started crying. This is a world where you go on a date, and things like this happen: And they walk along in their own little cloud, watching the other passers-by and looking in the shop windows. botis

Not quite beneath, actually, for subtexts keep erupting to the surface. The characters evolve in a bright or glaucous environment, but always strange, according to a choreography as unpredictable as a jazz solo.

What a brilliant, clever novel — but not for the faint of imagination. L’ecume des jours Retrieved March 6, You will just have to seek it out for yourself. Colin arruina-se boriz vai ter de trabalhar.

Add the first question. Is it really just an extended cian fairy-tale? Boris Vian builds an enchanting world of pink bodis and cotton candy made of rays of sunshine, just to tear it apart with a dashing blow. Lists with This Book. 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? Related News Michel Gondry interview: