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Moravagine.

Blaise CENDRARS

Moravagine.

by Blaise CENDRARS

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Published by Le Livre de Poche in Paris .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination242p.
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21341015M

Moravagine is a difficult book to describe, let alone recommend. While there are exciting parts, and sections that offer some witty dark-humour, the book overall fell flat shortly after the mid-point.   It made him vomit, this book Curiously, the afterword, “How I Wrote Moravagine,” was far more interesting. A uniquely French embodiment of the prevailing madness of his era, monstrous and magnetic, Moravagine seems to be the spawn of Mirbeau, Fantomas, and .

  A prolific poet, Cendrars was also an exceptional novelist, the author of Moravagine, Gold, Rhum, and The Confessions of Dan Yack, among many other books. Paul La Farge is the author of two novels: The Artist of the Missing, and Haussmann, or the Distinction, which was a New York Times Notable Book for /5(23). Moravagine is a very angry book: it’s furious at the mechanised slaughter of WWI and the indifference of modern technology and the kind of societies they have created. It has no faith in any of the Great Narratives either, and even raving anarchy and a primeval pleasure at tearing down society’s values are ultimately unfulfilling and hollow%(9).

This is the first novel of Blaise Cendrars which appeared originally in The occasional appearance of his works ( and ) have posthumously introduced this rather singular writer who ranks with Apollinaire to an American audience and Moravagine is a fierce hyperbolic fantasy of many dimensions. Get this from a library! Moravagine. [Blaise Cendrars] COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist .


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Released from a hospital for the criminally insane by his starstruck psychiatrist (the narrator of the book), who foresees a companionship in crime that will also be an unprecedented scientific collaboration, Moravagine travels from Moscow to San Antonio to deepest Amazonia, engaged in schemes and scams as, among other things, terrorist, speculator, gold prospector, and pilot/5(33).

Moravagine is a book full of anarchic energy and though one of the main characters is a bit primitive that was after all one of the aspects of modernism. The wild beast of a main character is Cendrars monster or more specifically modern societies monster/5(8).

Moravagine is, without qualification, a very readable book. It If you only read one book this year about a diminutive gimp who enjoys disemboweling women, make it this one.

It will at least save you the bother of having to find another one/5(). Released from a hospital for the criminally insane by his starstruck psychiatrist (the narrator of the book), who foresees a companionship in crime that will also be an unprecedented scientific collaboration, Moravagine travels from Moscow to San Antonio to deepest Amazonia, engaged in schemes and scams as, among other things, terrorist, speculator, gold prospector, and pilot/5(3).

Moravagine on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month Advanced Search New Releases. At once appalling and appallingly funny, Moravagine bears comparison with Naked Lunch, except that it is more entertaining to read.

Heir to an immense fortune, Moravagine is a monster, a man in pursuit of a theorem that will justify his every desire. Released from a hospital for the criminally. Released from a hospital for the criminally insane by his starstruck psychiatrist (the narrator of the book), who foresees a companionship in crime that will also be an unprecedented scientific /5(4).

Released from a hospital for the criminally insane by his starstruck psychiatrist (the narrator of the book), who foresees a companionship in crime that will also be an unprecedented scientific collaboration, Moravagine travels from Moscow to San Antonio to deepest Amazonia, engaged in schemes and scams as, among other things, terrorist, speculator, gold prospector, and pilot.

Released from a hospital for the criminally insane by his starstruck psychiatrist (the narrator of the book), who foresees a companionship in crime that will also be an unprecedented scientific /5(5).

Author: Blaise Cendrars; Publisher: New York Review of Books ISBN: Category: Fiction Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» At once truly appalling and appallingly funny, Blaise Cendrars's Moravagine bears comparison with Naked Lunch.

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Released from a hospital for the criminally insane by his starstruck psychiatrist (the narrator of the book), who foresees a companionship in crime that will also be an unprecedented scientific collaboration, Moravagine travels from Moscow to San Antonio to deepest Amazonia, engaged in schemes and scams as, among other things, terrorist, speculator, gold prospector, and pilot/5(23).

The narrator becomes more passive as the journey goes on, but Moravagine shows himself to be energetic, clever, thoroughly evil, and completely remorseless. The fun in this book comes from the imaginative circumstances and places the pair find themselves in.

This is not quite the book I expected from the description on Amazon/5. Buy Moravagine; a Novel [1st ed. in the U.S.A.] by Blaise Cendrars (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5).

Moravagine: (*) (Les Cahiers Rouges) (French Edition) and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Books › Literature & Fiction › Classics Share. CDN$ + CDN$ shipping Only 3 left in stock. /5(4). Frédéric Louis Sauser, better known as Blaise Cendrars, was a Swiss novelist and poet naturalized French in He was a writer of considerable influence in the modernist movement.

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Goodreads members who liked Moravagine also liked: Là-Bas (Down There), Journey. In his classic novel, Moravagine, Cendrars draws on the picaresque form to send his titular hero—a crippled brute given to raping and murdering women—and his psychiatrist, the ironically titled Raymond Science (the book’s narrator) on a world tour in the years leading up to the Great War, taking them from Europe to America and back Author: Andrew Schenker.