Exercises in Style

Exercises in Style

Raymond Queneau

“A paintings of genius in an excellent translation by way of Barbara Wright….Endlessly interesting and intensely funny.” —Philip Pullman

The plot of Exercises in Style is straightforward: a guy will get into a controversy with one other passenger on a bus. although, this anecdote is advised ninety nine extra instances, every one in a substantially diverse sort, as a sonnet, an opera, in slang, and with many extra diversifications. This virtuoso set of diversifications is a linguistic rust-remover, and a advisor to literary kinds.

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