La espuma de los días [Boris Vian] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rare book. 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. The Foam of the Days See more» This film is based on a novel written by the famous French writer Boris Vian, who was a jazz music passionate and also a.

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Brian also wrote a beautiful introduction to his translation. What a brilliant, clever novel — but not for the faint of imagination.

La espuma de los días

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La schiuma dei giorni di Boris Vian. A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is love-struck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world. Inside, it was warm and it smelled of cinnamon sugar. Well, the text version is better, but the movie is reasonably faithful to it and does sometimes manage to supply a charming or witty illustration.

Everything else can go, because all the rest is ugly – and the few pages which follow as an illustration of this draw their entire strength from the fact that the story is completely true since I made it up from beginning to end. You can just open this book and let it guide you through a world of fluffy surrealism to the steepest downhill ever imaginable, without bothering about too much.

Ramza Beoulve i’ve only read the brian harper one, but it’s excellent. La schiuma dei giorni di Boris Vian. He got passed her and started crying.


The promise of beauty and the warning of ugliness, both of them to be found within the pages of his modern fairytale. Dialogues are either whimsical or absurdist, sending me back to memories of Lewis Carroll or Eugene Ionesco. Only free association gives me the means to describe this amazing kaleidoscope of genres.

The latent sexiness creeps into the narrative voice in all kinds of ways: Arms wide open, eyes rolled back in ecstasy. I should also add that the Stanley Chapman translation is highly impressive, as this may be among the most difficult works ever to confront a translator.

His desperation to keep his wife alive and his grief and depression after her death symbolize the emotional and psychological anguish faced by individuals who know or have lost someone to terminal illness.

It also reduces love to infatuation. One lies flat on one’s tummy and stares. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? But beyond that it’s pretty much a science fiction work as well as an absurd text. And I will never trust the Andrex puppy again. Halos of luck blind what they are made of. Also interesting to note, is that Chapman who is British, for sure has his national language borie “Mood Indigo,” while “Foam of the Daze” is very much American English.

His refusal to turn over his Heartre books as payment for his crimes leads to his death from a gunshot fired by one of the policemen at the scene. You won’t regret it. Audible Download Audio Books. I only discovered this recipe a couple of years ago, but it has already become one of my favorites.

Did you all stop reading after pages, or what?? Jean-Sol Partre Laurent Lafitte I feel very stupid. Boris Vian embodies everything Americans find reprehensible about the French in a single human being.

One of the main plot lines concerns a newlywed man whose wife develops a rare and bizarre illness that can only be treated by surrounding her with flowers. When Colin learns that his best friend Chick, a fellow acolyte of the philosopher Jean-Sol Partre, has a new American girlfriend, our lonely hero attends a friend’s party in hopes of falling in love himself. His love for Duke Ellington is I believe reflected in the compact, emotional and, in the end, carefully orchestrated final product.


In the nutshell it is a lot of fun to read both translations side-by-side, and its easy to do, due to the fact that the chapters are short and concise. Generously, Colin bequeaths a quarter of his fortune to Chick and Alyssum so they too may marry despite the former’s reluctance to do so. Consequently, this overpowering desire compels Colin to instantly fall in love with Chloe, whom he meets at a friend’s party.

A series of interviews featuring linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky done in hand-drawn animation.

Most of it is nonsensical, and I just didn’t care about any of the characters. Froth on the Daydream First English edition cover, The char 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?

The adult world is little more than a distant blur, so indistinct and remote that it just disappears beyond the horizon of their leightheartedness. Nov 25, Tomas Ramanauskas rated it it was amazing Shelves: But Chapman’s translation is very interesting -for instance he drops reference to Jean-Luc Godard in the first few pages – which is not in the original by any means since the book was written in – but the playful of the images and names is one of the epsuma of eepuma novel – and for sure it is probably a monster of a book to bkris in any language than French.

It was so bad, I was ashamed for the writer. I must revisit this book.