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La Mélancolie de Zidane

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Zidane regardait le ciel de Berlin sans penser à rien, un ciel blanc nuancé de nuages gris aux reflets bleutés, un de ces ciels de vent immenses et changeants de la peinture flamande, Zidane regardait le ciel de Berlin au-dessus du stade olympique le soir du 9 juillet 2006, et il éprouvait avec une intensité poignante le sentiment d'être là, simplement là, dans le stade ol ...more
Paperback, 18 pages
Published November 9th 2006 by Les Editions de Minuit
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Saray
Apr 27, 2017 Saray rated it it was amazing
Même si on ne aime pas le foot, ce livre est indispensable. Sa prose est vraiment magnifique. J'adore Toussaint.
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Jan 14, 2008 manfred rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
hmm - da hab ich mir einfach mehr erwartet, leider enttäuschend.
Tori
Sep 22, 2010 Tori marked it as to-read
I really wish this was in English so I could read it-- Toussaint on Zidane's World Cup headbutt? I think yes.
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Seemed like the perfect day to finish the last page.
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Sep 30, 2008 Aditya Insani Taher rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: any sport fans
Totally the best footballer ever exist
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Jean-Philippe Toussaint (born 29 November, 1957, Brussels) is a Belgian prose writer and filmmaker. His books have been translated into more than twenty languages and he has had his photographs displayed in Brussels and Japan. Toussaint won the Prix Médicis in 2005 for his novel Fuir. The 2006 book La mélancolie de Zidane (Paris: Minuit, 2006) is a lyrical essay on the headbutt administered by the ...more
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