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Rigadoon by Louis-Ferdinand Céline
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Céline's deranged & damaged WWII travels escaping from France (he was a nazi sympathizer) into Germany. Contrary to what one might expect, Céline writes of trying to help people as a doctor, & is, as the bk description here says, "compassionate". Maybe he was just trying to cover his ass in case he was caught. The writing technique is somewhat disjointed - mostly phrases separated by ellipses. Reminds me of Burroughs' cut-ups in its harshness & fragmentation.

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March 10, 2008 – Shelved
March 10, 2008 – Shelved as: literature

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