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Bonjour Tristesse

Read 30/08/2016-31/08/2016

Rating: 4 stars

Read for The Reader’s Room Olympic Challenge

The cover of this translation of Françoise Sagan’s classic coming of age tale has a quote that calls it thoroughly immoral. 335 more words

Book Review

Summer Reading #1

So this is a very short Q&A I did for our Wednesday Reads blog post series at work. Bonjour Tristesse is a short read, perfect for summer. 419 more words

Books

Bonjour Tristesse by Françoise Sagan

When I started reading this book this morning, I had to Google the word “Tristesse”; I never took French at school or ever in my life. 448 more words

Review

The Writer & The Characters He Bases Himself On: A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

An introduction to Françoise Sagan’s Bonjour Tristesse and A Certain Smile by Rachel Cusk highlights one of the foremost problems a writer must contend with in life: an inability for his or her reader to separate author from character, which ultimately becomes a challenge for the author to do as well. 459 more words

The Opiate

'Bonjour Tristesse' by Roy Marshall

Bonjour Tristesse

Draw the blind on roofs of vein-blue lead.
Your heart will beat through spine, chest, nipple
and neck, send dream down your vertebrae. 214 more words

Poetry

Ilustradores: Katrin Stangl

El trabajo de Katrin Stangl sorprende en cada publicación y proyecto en el que participa. Las técnicas suelen ser diferentes, pero la esencia y la simplicidad de sus trazos siempre destacan la personalidad de su obra. 233 more words

Ilustración

A Bigger Splash (Luca Guadagnino,Italy/France, 2015)

Ralph Fiennes is the worst dancer in the history of the movies and demonstrates an admirable lack of vanity in showing it off at every opportunity in… 581 more words