La vie d'un idiot, précédé d'Engrenage
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La vie d'un idiot, précédé d'Engrenage

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Un homme prend le train pour Tôkyô. Un passager lui parle d'un fantôme en manteau de pluie. Quelques instants plus tard, il croise une personne en manteau de pluie, trop léger pour la saison. Dans sa chambre d'hôtel, un troisième manteau est posé sur le dossier de son fauteuil... Autant d'indices de l'engrenage qui entraîne le narrateur vers la folie.

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Mass Market Paperback, 112 pages
Published January 5th 2011 by folio (Gallimard)
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Akutagawa Ryūnosuke or Ryūnosuke Akutagawa (芥川龍之介) was one of the first prewar Japanese writers to achieve a wide foreign readership, partly because of his technical virtuosity, partly because his work seemed to represent imaginative fiction as opposed to the mundane accounts of the I-novelists of the time, partly because of his brilliant joining of traditional material to a modern sensibility, an...more
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