Book :: Moravagine

By: Blaise Cendrars
Pages: 256
Published: 1926
Genre(s): France
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At once truly appalling and appallingly funny, Blaise Cendrars's Moravagine bears comparison with Naked Lunch—except that it's a lot more entertaining to read. Heir to an immense aristocratic fortune, mental and physical mutant Moravagine is a monster, a man in pursuit of a theorem that will justify his every desire. Released from a hospital for the criminally insane by his starstruck...

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Interesting but I didn’t find the humor.

Mar 30th, 2024

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80th on 100 Books of the Century by Le Monde