Mood Indigo: A Novel (FSG Classics)

Mood Indigo: A Novel (FSG Classics)

Boris Vian


The foundation of the recent significant motion picture from Michel Gondry, starring Audrey Tautou, the loved French sleek vintage hailed as "the so much poignant love tale of our time" via Raymond Queneau

The tale is straightforward: Boy meets woman; boy marries woman; lady falls ailing on their honeymoon with a water lily at the lung, which could in simple terms be handled via being surrounded by means of plant life; boy is going broke desperately attempting to continue his real love alive.
First released in 1947, Mood Indigo perfectly captures the feverishly artistic, depression romance of mid-century Saint-Germain-des-Prés. lately voted quantity ten on Le Monde's checklist of the a hundred Books of the Century (the most sensible ten additionally integrated works by means of Camus, Proust, Kafka, Hemingway, and Steinbeck), Boris Vian's novel has been an icon of French literature for 50 years―the avant-garde, populist masterpiece by way of one in all twentieth-century Paris's so much fascinating cultural figures, a touchstone for generations of progressive children, a jazz-fueled, science-fiction-infused, attractive, fantastical, nouveau-decadent tear-jerker that has charmed and beguiled thousands of readers worldwide. With the aid of Michel Gondry and Audrey Tautou, it's set to seduce many, many more.

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