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Anti-Memoirs

3.8  ·  Rating details ·  204 Ratings  ·  25 Reviews
The walnut trees of Altenburg
Anti-memoirs
The temptation of the West
The royal way
La condition humaine
Index
Hardcover, 1st American, 420 pages
Published 1968 by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc. (NY/Chicago/San Francisco) (first published September 18th 1967)
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Liz
Nov 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
Reread on buses, trains, in planes, the veranda's of art museums, alone, alone, alone: and then alone, over again in the blue of shadows, corners of libraries, under the gaze of weird convoluted coffee shop plants. I want to be you, Andrei Malraux.
Masumeh

واقعیتش این است که دیدار مسرت آمیزی با آندره مالرو نبود. هر چند که با خواندن مقدمه کتاب اشتیاقم برای خواندنش فزونی یافت. هر چند که بخش هایی در ابتدای کتاب مبهوتم کرد(همانجا که حرف از پدربزرگ و منش زندگی اش بود) اما در ادامه که سوار هواپیما شدیم و رفتیم سراغ یافتن میراث ملکه سبا لذت همراهی جایش را به خستگی رنجوری و گیجی داد. و من بعد از یک جایی دیگر نفهمیدم چه میخوانم پس رهایش کردم...به نظرم راه درستی را برای تماشای دنیای مالرو انتخاب نکردم. شرح زندگی آن مرد خیلی درخشان بود اما رفاقت میسر نشد فعل
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June
Sep 25, 2007 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Andre Malraux had an amazing life, but some parts of this "memoir" are god-awful boring...I think this is in part due to a bad translation, but what the hell do I know...Malraux knew everyone--Mao, Nehru, De Gaulle and did everything, including surviving a tank trap in WWII, flying a small plane through a cyclone and being captured by Nazis. At the end of the book, he tells the story of searching for weapons that members of the French resistance had hidden in a cave. He has to crawl through cert ...more
anna akhma
Oct 04, 2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
من از كودكيم بيزارم.. و اين اولين جمله يمالرو است كه در اين كتاب آدم را تحت تاثير قرار مي دهد . او مي گويد اگر خود را ساختن عبارت از خو گرفتن به اين كاروانسراي بي جاده اي باشد كه نامش زندگي است. من خودم را كم و بد ساخته ام... من تقريبا براي خودم جالب نيستم...
يكي به من بگه چرا مالرو اين طور فكر ميكنه.. كدام يك از ما غير از اين هستيم؟؟
Ahmad Sharabiani
Antimemoires, André Malraux
عنوان: ضد خاطرات؛ نوشته: آندره مالرو؛ مترجم: ابوالحسن نجفی؛ رضا سیدحسینی؛ تهران، خوارزمی، چاپ نخست 1363، در 688 ص؛ چاپ پنجم 1394؛ در 696 ص؛ شابک: 9789644871511؛ موضوع: سرگذشتنامه نویسندگان فرانسوی قرن 20 م
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Amir
Mar 14, 2010 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: prose
به پیر به پیغمبر، هر کاری کردم نتونستم کتاب رو تموم کنم. نثر این آقای وزیر به گروه خونی ما نمی خوره
Steven Wall
Jun 18, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Absolutely Brilliant!
Behzad
Sep 30, 2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
ضد خاطرات

کتابی که سر تا سر آن نبوغی عظیم که نزد مالرو بوده است را بازگو میکند .
بخش ابتدایی ( درب آبهای کرت ) و بخش گیر افتادن تانک در گودال از زیباترین لحظه های کتابخوانی من بوده اند .
Alexandru
Mar 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
One of the best books ever written.
Ehsan
Aug 23, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: biography, historical
کتابی که من خوندم ضد خاطرات ترجمه اقایان ابوالحسن نجفی و رضا سید حسینی است. اما اینجا انگار فقط همین بود من سرچ کردم.
اما دیگه اینکه بعنوان رویو من قسمتهایی از خود کتابهارو مینویسم نمیدونم کار درستی هست یا نه... در هرحال
اما ازین کتاب هم این چند جمله رو یادداشت کردم که اینجا هم مینویسم:

حقیقت هر کس را نخست در آنچیزهایی که پنهان میکند باید جست نه آنچه میگوید!؟

انسان چیست؟ انبان کوچک و حقیری از رازها.


آنچه برای من مهم است چه اهمیت دارد؟!

من در جوانی شرق را عرب پیری دیم که بر گردۀ خر خود در خواب بی پایا
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Hadrian
A bit dry and given to too much introspection. It's a shame - the man's had such an interesting life, from what I can gather, and he doesn't seem to be able to tell too much about it apart from some rambling details.
Claudia
Nov 18, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fascinating account of Malraux's work with the French diplomatic corps. Wonderfully and evocatively written - an interesting look at historical figures and times. A great example of how the French use their intellectuals in government advisory.
hager Hesham
Nov 27, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: my-books
كتاب ممتع
الحديث عن الجنرال ديجول، اعتقاله على يد الألمان، نهرو وغاندي، غانا، بنارس، كلها احاديث متتعة =)
Bap
Jul 21, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: autobiography
French minister and personality. Can't remember much about it truth be told but I have since kearned that he was an inveterate liar.
Nazila Khalkhali
Jul 11, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: novel
As I know, the novel was translated by Ablohassan Najafi and Reza Seyed Hosseini. they got the award for their translation. It's a real intellectual novel.
Harald
"Anti-Memoirs" has been sitting on my bookshelf for a long time waiting to be read. With its 400+ pages of dense print it is challenge to any reader wondering whether Andre Malreaux still has something to say to anyone 40 years after its publication. Actually, what is most appealing to this reader is precisely the nuggets of journalistic reportage and interviews, such as the stories from his participation in Word War 2 and the events leading to the introduction of the 5th French republic in 1958 ...more
Gita Madhu
Jun 16, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction
Pompous and boring-will give it another try if I find it again-or just read about it.

The views seem, at least in the parts I read, typical of the colonial mind when it sympathises.
The concept of Asia as an ancient and dying civilisation took it's toll on us in Asia and I hold such thinkers responsible.
ZaRi
فقط مرغهای دریاییاند که از توفان نمیهراسند، حتی وقتی در میان دریاها جهت خود را گم میکنند و جایی برای نشستن پیدا نمیکنند، آن قدر بال میزنند که توفان فرو نشیند و زمینی برای نشستن بیابند یا در همان اوج جان میدهند، آن که در میان امواج میافتد مرغ دریایی نیست... مرغ دریایی در اوج میمیرد... آخرین توان خود را صرف اوج گرفتن میکند تا سقوط را نبیند...! ...more
Ali
Mar 23, 2007 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: essays
ضد خاطرات، یکی از سه "خود شرح حال نوشته"های مشهور قرن بیستم است، در کنار "واژه ها" از ژان پل سارتر، "ادم اول" از آلبر کامو

این کتاب "آندره مالرو" با نام "ضد خاطرات" توسط ابوالحسن نجفی و رضا سیدحسینی به فارسی ترجمه شده، و این هدیه ی گرانبها در فارسی، توسط انتشارات خوارزمی در سال 1363 منتشر شده است
Thorlakur
Mr. Malraux was a writer of great culture and humanity, but also of excellent style as can be seen from this text. However he seems so detached from his own memoirs, that at times one feels as if he is not even present.
elnazps
منم نتونستن 10-15 صفحه بیشتر بخونم هیچی ازش نمیفهمیدم به قول دوستمون باید اول کتاب های دیگش رو بخونم بعد بیام سراغ این کتاب
Mohamed Safwat
May 13, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
نقطة التقاء حضارات الغرب بالعرب و الهند .
عرض أكثر من رائع لتاريخ فرنسا خلال قرنين.
Mohamed Yehia
علي الرغم من بساطة ترجمة مالرو نفسه لم يستهوني في نقلاته و أسلوب حكيه
Gxh281
Mar 15, 2010 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Not an easy read becasue I thought the French to English translation was choppy and sometimes difficult to follow. Nevertheless I enjoyed it. A very different perspective on the 20th century.
Mohammedmm mosaad mokhtar
من أجمل ما قرأت فى حياتى
one of the best books , I have ever read :-)
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Malraux was born in Paris during 1901, the son of Fernand-Georges Malraux and Berthe Lamy (Malraux). His parents separated during 1905 and eventually divorced. He was raised by his mother and maternal grandmother, Berthe and Adrienne Lamy in the small town of Bondy. His father, a stockbroker, committed suicide in 1930. Andre had Tourette's Syndrome during his childhood, resulting in motor and voca ...more
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