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THE NEW PLEASURE has launched!

This collection of seven titillating tales by the author of Aphrodite and The Songs of Bilitis, presents a sensual style with sublime erotic undertones. It includes the novella “Woman and Puppet” – a startling tale of obsessive love – which became the basis for Luis Buñuel’s film “That Obscure Object of Desire.” 93 more words

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Faïza Guene 'Bar Balto'

Faïza Guene’s Bar Balto is a whodidn’tdoit. Joel ‘The Rink’,because his head was smooth enough to skate on, the opinionated racist owner of the local bar in a dead end Paris suburb is found dead in a pool of his own blood early one morning and like an Agatha Christie everyone had a reason to hate him. 532 more words

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Beckett in London 2016

Beckett Festival 2016 at The Print Room/Coronet, Notting Hill Gate, London.
May 17 – June 5 2016.

Following their hugely successful run of Title and Deed… 129 more words

Literature

Samuel Beckett and World Literature

University of Kent • 4-5 May 2016

The Samuel Beckett and World Literature conference, funded by the Centre for Modern European Literature and the Faculty of Humanities, will be held at the University of Kent, Canterbury on 4-5 May 2016. 86 more words

20th Century

The New Pleasure

“One night at the flat I sat in silent contemplation of two blue china cats that crouched upon a white table. I was wondering whether it would be better to pass the time smoking cigarettes or writing sonnets. 134 more words

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The Pleasure is Ours

 

“One night at the flat I sat in silent contemplation of two blue china cats that crouched upon a white table. I was wondering whether it would be better to pass the time smoking cigarettes or writing sonnets. 139 more words

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LA RONDE DE NUIT, by Patrick Modiano

One thing that’s fundamental to make clear before getting down to business is the undeniable fact that Modiano writes “postmodern fictions”. If anyone reading this words disagrees, I kindly invite that person to leave us to our business as he or she is clearly unable to partake in the superior world of the labelling-administers. 769 more words

Modern Literature