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Mémoires d'un vieux con

3.55  ·  Rating Details  ·  92 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
« Les jeunes m’ont déçu. Ils meurent trop tôt. On n’a pas le temps de s’attacher à eux. »

Ainsi s’exprime le narrateur anonyme des Mémoires d’un vieux con, artiste de génie aux talents multiples qui traversa le xxe siècle en fréquentant tous les plus grands, inventant au passage le glissisme, le ponctualisme et le cubisme (à plusieurs reprises !). Lorsqu’il n’écrit pas le M
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Paperback, 188 pages
Published June 19th 1975 by Balland
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Philippe Malzieu
Dec 30, 2015 Philippe Malzieu rated it really liked it
A dreamed biography. Topor invented for himself a dreamed life full of meeting with famous people. It is an exercice of style sometimes scholarship. No desperate humour, no Madness, a too much normal book but interisting. The cover is tipically 70th.
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Sep 28, 2014 David Ramirer rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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roland topor nimmt in diesem buch derart viele künstlermemoiren auf die schippe, dass es eine reine freude ist. sein unfassbar genialer protagonist hat tatsächlich in allem, das das 20. jahrhundert an kulturellem zu bieten hatte, federführend mitgemischt und wesentliches erst erfunden wenn nicht nebenher begleitet oder weit übertroffen. das tolle an diesem buch ist, dass dies auf eine sehr fundierte art und weise geschieht und der erzähler alle künstler, politiker und anderen persönlichkeiten au ...more
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Feb 14, 2015 Beata rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Nudy na pudy. Literatura nomen omen spod znaku pierdoły.
Frank
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A very funny, and dead on, parody of the genre of the self important autobiography. I actually have the 2011 Wombat edition (153 pages).
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A French illustrator, painter, writer and filmmaker, known for the surreal nature of his work. He was of Polish Jewish origin and spent the early years of his life in Savoy where his family hid him from the Nazi peril.
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