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Pierrot Mon Ami By Raymond Queneau Barbara Wright Inez Hedges Pierrot Mon Ami Pierrot Mon Ami considered by many to be one of Raymond Queneau s finest achievements is a quirky coming of age novel concerning a young man s initiation into a world filled with deceit fraud and

  • Title: Pierrot Mon Ami
  • Author: Raymond Queneau Barbara Wright Inez Hedges
  • ISBN: 9781564783974
  • Page: 366
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pierrot Mon Ami By Raymond Queneau Barbara Wright Inez Hedges Pierrot Mon Ami, considered by many to be one of Raymond Queneau s finest achievements, is a quirky coming of age novel concerning a young man s initiation into a world filled with deceit, fraud, and manipulation From his short lived job at a Paris amusement park where he helps to raise women s skirts to the delight of an unruly audience, to his frustrated and unsuccessfuPierrot Mon Ami, considered by many to be one of Raymond Queneau s finest achievements, is a quirky coming of age novel concerning a young man s initiation into a world filled with deceit, fraud, and manipulation From his short lived job at a Paris amusement park where he helps to raise women s skirts to the delight of an unruly audience, to his frustrated and unsuccessful love of Yvonne, to his failed assignment to care for the tomb of the shadowy Prince Luigi of Poldevia, Pierrot stumbles about, nearly immune to the effects of duplicity.This innocent implies how his story, at almost every turn, undermines, upsets, and plays upon our expectations, leaving us with questions than answers, and doing so in a gloriously skewed style admirably re created by Barbara Wright, Queneau s principle translator.
    Pierrot Mon Ami By Raymond Queneau Barbara Wright Inez Hedges

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    1. Geoff on said:

      Pierrot, the classical Pierrot, from the Commedia dell arte, always loses the girl in the end to the physically beguiling and wily Harlequin Pierrot is a little naive and bumbling than Harlequin anyway, what with H s acrobatics, lithe body, and fancy diamond emblazoned costume Pierrot is always clownishly decked in his white body suit with frilly collar, not too manly to say the least, and while Watteau did him justice, he never really received the grand oil and canvas fame that Harlequin got [...]

    2. Jeff Jackson on said:

      A precursor to the madcap ZAZIE, a Thomas Pynchon novel 20 years avant la lettre, a melancholy circus story of shifting identities, a sideways stylist s delight, and a side splitting refutation of fate Among other things Surely one of Mr Queneau s best.

    3. MJ Nicholls on said:

      A charming and beautiful novel with an aching undercurrent of melancholy The story has a meandering quality but is tightly hewn through Queneau s formally strict structures The eight chapters in this novel correspond to the eight teardrops on a Prince s crest, and the language is rife in puns and neologisms and glorious prose Queneau is a strange and unique genius I should add that the design of this book is SUBLIME The artwork is credited to N.J Furl, who specialises in these baroque and gothic [...]

    4. Ben Winch on said:

      I don t know what this book is about and I don t understand what s great about it I ve made it the requisite 50% of the way through this but, finding myself now completely indifferent to how it ends, I m going to put it aside Maybe it s too subtle for me in the hyper emotional state in which I find myself, or maybe I ll just never relate to such an apparently lightweight, whimsical and banally dialogue driven way of telling a tale To me it s a rom com in modernist garb, and maybe in a way that s [...]

    5. Chuck LoPresti on said:

      In Old Chicago , the only film mentioned in Pierrot Mon Ami, starts with slow character development and builds interest through conflict towards a cathartic climax that will pave the way for one of the greatest cities in the world to rise from the ashes The joy comes after the last frame of the film when the survivors can sense what has survived the fire will be stronger In many ways Pierrot works as a modern response to plot the devices of this film The burn in Pierrot doesn t mean progression, [...]

    6. Anastasia on said:

      In questo momento mi sento un po imbarazzata se fossi stata una lettrice pi fine e alta l avrei potuto apprezzare, forse, avrei potuto dedicargli un ode di un acume virtuosistico senza pari, ma io che ci devo fare se alla fine della fiera mi sono annoiata considerevolmente Io avevo un ricordo preziosissimo di Zazie e forse ho fatto l errore di pensare a priori che quella vivacit potesse moltiplicarsi e vivere in ogni libro di Queneau uno spumeggiare incessante e continuo Eh, povera ingenuit quel [...]

    7. Tony on said:

      PIERROT MON AMI 1942 Raymond Queneau .Queneau was in the forefront of the modern French novel This novel, although it illustrates his various techniques, is less obtuse than some of his others It is the story of Pierrot, a young man who works in the world of carnivals for a period of one year Nothing very much happens in this book it seems to have no plot to speak of It is of a picaresque novel, relating Pierrot s adventures Pierrot is not really a participant in his society he is of an observ [...]

    8. Barbara on said:

      Here we have the story of a disconnected Perriot who floats rather than stumbles through his own odd story, like a mime than a clown But Queneau doesn t let us forget Perriot s classic character origins No one had ever told him that he was intelligent He had frequently been told, rather, that he behaved like an idiot or that he bore some resemblance to the moon Perriot works at an amusement park for a short time, and one can t help reading the description of the amusements without realizing tha [...]

    9. William on said:

      This is my favorite book, and I remember that every time I read it It is much like me in its thinking and attitude on life Pierrot is the work that spawned my own The Summer Log It s a book I want everyone to read It s a damn shame it hasn t spread like wild fire I sure do love European Modernist fiction Always a treat Always about the human, abandoning all other realms of reality This book is fun, it s funny, witty, playful, warm hearted, well intentioned, kindly I love everything about it No o [...]

    10. Jason on said:

      One of those books that makes me wish I could read the native language This translation was great as far as I could inexpertly tell , preserving Queneau s often bizarre vocabulary and abbreviated slang dialogue Queaneau is one of those writers who is well aware that his work is a book and it is being read and it is just a story and consequently his style is very intelligent and sort of removed, jumping from viewpoint to viewpoint, consciously playing with the reader If you re willing to play bac [...]

    11. David on said:

      A witty take on the picaresque novel from a member of the influential French literary movement, Oulipo The Ouvroir de litt rature potentielle included Calvino and Perec, and brought an attitude of experimentation, playfulness and sheer linguistic self indulgence to the art of writing Perec has the highest profile outside France, especially for his novel The Void , written without the letter e and later translated into English under the same stricture.Pierrot tells the story of a Parisian casual [...]

    12. Christopherseelie on said:

      Woe be to the poor person who cannot return to such a brilliant book merely to be disappointed that the novelty has worn off Queneau s style is delightful and so specific to him that it cannot be summed up by novelty Reread Queneau means to play a game, and even knowing all the movements in advance doesn t relinquish the task of its engagement.

    13. Jafar on said:

      I think I was expecting this to be something like A Confederacy of Dunces, but it turned out to be tiresome and I did not enjoy it at all I think I should blame the translation This was supposed to be good French fiction from the mid 20th century The original French is supposedly highly colloquial The translation is in 1940 s British slang It just didn t do it for me.

    14. Brian James on said:

      Queneau is a master of character, often sacrificing plot for the creation of personalities for the reader to connect with As a writer who has often been criticized for the same flaws, I ve always been drawn to Queneau s work The thing many people don t understand about novels that focus on character than plot is that the world revolves around the character because he or she is the only one aware of what is going on in In that way the character becomes a stand in for the author, observing the wo [...]

    15. wally on said:

      begins take your specs off then, said tortose to pierrot, take your specs off then if you want to look the part check out the author photograph maybe that s a clue all these p namesobably another oh how i wish that dallas wasin tennessee what did i think enjoyed the storyough my reading time is not as much as it is other times through the year and so the reading suffered at times, pierrot did not seem to register enough on the richter scale were an influence we know we see we hear the laughteri [...]

    16. Brendan on said:

      This 1950 translation by the British novelist Julian MacLaren Ross was a let down You can t turn colloquial Parisian French into Cockney, complete with rhyming slang, without losing the essence of an author like Queneau Beyond that, I found this to be a delightfully odd novel that is light, happy, even somewhat distracted at times Pierrot is a young man hopelessly frustrated in work and love, and Queneau breezes his hero through some bizarre events that include fleeting elements of mystery and m [...]

    17. Czarny Pies on said:

      Pierrot mon ami fait sourire biens des endroits mais je n etais pas capable de m int resser au sort du protagonist qui se laissait constament d passer par les v nements et qui n tait aucunemnet a la hauteur de l h roine Apr s le brio et l entrain de Zazie dans le M tro , ce roman d coit norm ment.

    18. Tanja on said:

      Ca m arrive souvent de ne penser rien C est d j mieux que de ne pas penser du tout.I think I would have liked this book even had I read it in French The translation was a bit clumsy

    19. Paul Sonnenberg on said:

      Deceptively lightweight and charming The witty, playfully erudite writing style is a perfect match for this nonchalantly amused narrative The first I ve read by this author, and the start, I m sure, of a beautiful friendship.

    20. Derek on said:

      if you could give half stars, maybe i d give it 3.5 I discuss it here 5cense 11 napolim

    21. Lane Wilkinson on said:

      An absolutely wonderful read From the irreverent linguistic playfulness to the beauty in squalor aesthetic, Queneau embodies so much of what made mid 20th century French literature so special.

    22. Nick on said:

      This book had humorous moments but ultimately I became bored What this book needs is an American translator The British slang is very off putting for this reader.

    23. Gijs Grob on said:

      Olijke roman over een paar nietsnutten in Parijs die op een kermis werken, verliefd zijn enz.

    24. Sarada on said:

      I always pick up Queneau books when I see them, so his name plus the fact that one of my favorite paintings is on the cover plus the fact that the word Pierrot makes me think fondly of a favorite film made me want to start this as soon as I happened across it It s an absolutely marvelous little book, full of humor amid a carnival like atmosphere and a cast of characters that appear in rapid succession to carry the Fool like Pierrot from one adventure to another across the novel s dreamlike Paris [...]

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