Alain Robbe-Grillet was a French writer and filmmaker. He was one of the figures most Robbe-Grillet’s first published novel was The Erasers (Les Gommes), which was issued by Les Éditions de Minuit in After that, he dedicated. : Les Gommes (French Edition) (): Alain Robbe Grillet: Books. Alain Robbe-Grillet is internationally hailed as the chief spokesman for the noveau roman and one of the great novelists of the twentieth century. The Erasers, his.

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Gialuigi Beccaria e Marco Paolini This is no light, airy read by any means. While the stylistic experiments are interesting, hardcore detective fiction fans; looking for a gojmes yarn, will frillet somewhat disappointed.

If you want to be immersed in a completely weird and strange world, and have the equivalent of fours years of high school French or four semesters of college French, then this might be the book for you. Virtually no introspection into the individual lives of the characters: Those obsessive lists, for example: A group of French students are drawn into the psychological and sexual games of a mysterious Dutchman.

Mar 24, William2 rated it really liked it Shelves: Share your thoughts with other customers.

There has been a murder in the very next street. What a damned difficult book!

The Erasers

Showing of 1 reviews. Inhe was a signatory to the Manifesto of the in support of the Algerian struggle for independence. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The Erasers, his first novel, reads like a detective story but is primarily concerned with weaving and then probing a complete mixture of fact and fantasy. The book must contain twenty points of view, each with its own unique perspective on events rigorously thought out.


The Erasers by Alain Robbe-Grillet

To say it the other way around, indeed it’s not like playing a game but rather being in a game set by another, like on a theater scene or on the Earth a place as a divine production being watched by any Peeping Tom.

Maurizio Ledter. A shrewdly thought out work that grips the reader consistently.

The griller of the book is simple and gripping enough, but its satirical overtones take over soon enough to keep the reader from being too emotionally invested, and thus disappointed when the mystery takes on new literary territories. And what has become of the body? Refresh and try again.

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The mode of terror here is death by gunshot. Write a customer review. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. InRobbe-Grillet published For a New Novel Pour un Nouveau Romana collection of previously-published theoretical writings concerning the novel.

Aug 14, Alika Yarnell rated it it was amazing Shelves: Again everything is calm… Until, suddenly, a new form emerges and presses its dream goommes against the glass… That is our consciousness and this is our world.


Marcello Foissec. Robbe-Grillet repeatedly referred to this book in interviews as not belonging to his literary work, e.

This book is a bumbling comedic novel layered in a dark, mysterious tone. The setting itself is incredibly well designed, and the nameless town becomes a familiar geography. Books by Alain Robbe-Grillet. Award for best motivation: Meh, gimme the Cornetto for Paddy Considine alone. Special award of the President: This novel was published in The initial few months were seen by Robbe-Grillet as something of a holiday, since, in between the very rudimentary training he was given to operate the machinery, he had free time to go to the theatre and the opera.

Lorenzo Pavolinisec. Ribbe page was last edited on 13 Novemberat But you can tell he’s either brilliant or mad or both.

May 21, dead letter office rated it did not like it. Les Gommes of Robbe-Grillet. Overall, I think I like Djinn a bit better than The Erasersbut the latter is definitely worth the read.

Puzzles, puzzles… Next, dream sequences seem to be inserted into the middle of the narrative, dreams of different characters, not marked off from the primary narrative.