Recollections of the Golden Triangle
A provocative novel by the most influential living French writer, Recollections of the Golden Triangle is a tour de force: a literary thriller constructed of wildly diverse elements—fantasy and dream, erotic invention, and the stuff of popular fiction and movies taken to its farthest limits.
I should also clarify that I feel like I read this in a somewhat "privileged" position: I have read/looked at the 3 books that the majority of this text consists of: La Belle Captive (chapter...more
I know someone is going to say that I could taste some of that fabulous poeticism here too if I dig hard enough; I suppose yes, it is possible. I mean, Robbe-Grillet's L'éden et après happens to be one of my all-time favorite movi...more
If you want a mind bender which is short but offers more than novels three t...more
Classic Robbe-Grillet. Very detailed, surgical descriptions. Like reading a geometry or logic book written by an obsessive-compulsive lunatic with a fine arts degree in architecture. Not a lot happens, but something about the meticulous methodology makes you think every detail must mean something.
He was married to Catherine Robbe-Grillet (née Rstakian) .
Alain Robbe-Grillet was...more