RARA-AVIS: Re: Robbe-Grillet

From: jacquesdebierue ( jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 23 Oct 2007

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, Jack Bludis <buildsnburns@...> wrote:
> I read one book by Alain Robbe-Grillet when I was in
> college. I still remember some of the images. A cigarette
> pack un-crumbling in the water, a tile floor with blood, a
> man peddling frantically to catch a ferry before it leaves
> an island, and (this is a presumption) a murder having been
> committed. I think he's trying to get off the island before
> the body is discovered.
> I was entranced. I think I began to read the one about the
> plantation and either quit on it, or skimmed it so fast
> that it made no sense.

That sounds like Robbe-Grillet. For complete insurance against having any fun, I suggest a combined dose of Robbe-Grillet and the late Marguerite Duras. Ah, the old days (?).



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