The same plot told in ninety-nine different ways, this is the theme of “Exercises in Style” by Raymond Queneau. How many different ways can you make a cover. Esercizi di stile by Raymond Queneau, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Esercizi di stile. Testo francese a fronte by Raymond Queneau, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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There is no doubt that philosophy, as a field of study and practice, takes stie its defining characteristic to be critical thinking and a dependence on the foundations of logic.

Charlotte Kartz rated it did not like it Mar 20, That’ll be very suitable. There is no beginning, there is no end, there is no middle, but it entertains equally.

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Although Queneau’s novels give an impression of enormous spontaneity, they were in fact painstakingly conceived in every small detail. Perhaps the most impressive thing is how enjoyable the book is to read.

Well, it was supposed to be about the author. Killing Commendatore Haruki Murakami. I think it was the better for it.

So I rode for years and years sgile one day I looked out and saw the dude with the long neck peering ri a bookstore window, and in the window was propped a copy of a eserczi edition of Exercises in Styleand I liked the scrambled photo of Queneau on the cover much better than the old doodle cover, and I liked the inclusion of Queneau’s own “b-sides” and other exercises, and I liked the inclusion of contemporary variations of the exercises by some authors I respected.


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But instead of a review, let me tell you a story about the author. Queneau was born in Le Havre in and went dsercizi Paris when he was The Power of Now Eckhart Tolle. My heart beating with fear I turned a corner and there saw, not a genuine work of art, but a shelving unit…painted fog-grey.

Norse Myths Kevin Crossley-Holland. Borrow it from someone dumb enough to have bought it – you’ll have it back qusneau them in a da Instructive but silly to excess.

Talking about his first novel, Le Chiendent usually translated as The Bark Treehe pointed out that it had 91 sections, because 91 was the sum of the first 13 fi, and also the product of two numbers he was particularly fond of: Simulated paths will vary, but the statistical esercizii from which the stochastic terms are sampled match those of EIS. O Raymond, Raymond Queneau! Give me China Mieville. I want to be entertained!! The translators – particularly Barbara Wright who rendered the original 99 Exercises into English, but also Christopher Clarke – deserve co-billing here, indeed several of the Exercises have required re-casting completely to work in English e.


Daniel Alvarez Martin rated it did not like it Jan 12, Lists with This Book. Quotes from Esercizi di stile.

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Give me the revival of hope in mankind, embodied in the briefest touch between one masquerading as the dregs of society, and one unaware of their hopeless plight to a heartrending degree.

Or “Litotes”, an exercise which does esetcizi appear to use the rhetoric form named in its title at all. Mia rated it did not like xtile Sep 29, To ask other readers questions about Esercizi di stileplease sign up. Create This Book Moriah Elizabeth. Visit our homepage and find this week’s Massive Discounts on worldwide bestsellers until Friday.