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It is tremendously sad to think of that.

Yes, Cerbal follows a dog for days and you may find that amusing, interesting, but hardly inspirational- is it? While Julienne initially thought that Adam was sane, he recounted a story from his youth of a fellow student who wanted to be unified with God by studying his opposite the Devil and eventually get to God but he died in the process when he was in his Devil phase.

But he seems rootless and detached. I was recently told that men typically write introspectively and that women write outwardly about the world around them: Jun 25, Eddie Watkins rated it liked it Shelves: Finally the real voice of the young, said the critics.

Apr verba, Dirk rated it really liked it.

Le Procès-Verbal – Wikipedia

Adam is a deserter of the military and date raped a friend pdoces Michele. Among the bizarre, childlike set pieces there is his murder of a rat with some billard balls and his stalking a dog all the way into town.


He gets into meaningless conversations with strangers, or overhears scraps of dialogue and has them pullulate in his mind.

The Interrogation – Canada. Incredible language in every case. Pretentious and confusing, Le Clezio jumps from thought to thought occasionally adding philosophical jargon that leaves you disoriented. I myself picked up echoes of the nouveau roman movement of the s in the occasional exhaustive listing of physical objects.

The novel is presented in chapters that are arranged alphabetically, rather than numerically — to little end, except in that it is out of the ordinary, and lroces presumably leads to a slight hesitation on the part of the reader, a pause to wonder why it is now, say, chapter ‘D’ rather than ‘four’ We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

This was a book that at times I liked very much, and at other times I just found very annoying.

J. M. G. Le Clézio, Le Procès Verbal

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. There are some horrifying aspects, for a squeamish guy like the undersigned- with rats squashed and killed with billiard balls.

Oct 25, Merilee rated it really liked it. There vverbal some verval remarkable writing in this part of the book, which portrays in prose appropriate to each subject the reactions of the bystanders, the physical reality of the waterlogged corpse, the highly textured reality of the shale beach, the stereotyped life of the drowned man and his family, and other matters.

The main character, Adam Pollo, does not know if he has been released from the Army or the mental hospital. The Interrogation – US. This is during an interrogation by a psychiatry professor and his young students, who bring out a showy response from him. Soon, lack of human contact affects him like a drug and he experiences other modes of being: One has to talk, I agree, one has verball live.


vsrbal For a Nobel winner, I only hope it’s because of a poor French to English translation. Suddenly, the merely phenomenological Adam Pollo we had known before becomes an intellectual familiar with Ruysbroek, the Inca, and a whole slew of mystics and philosophers.

It’s more of a nothing happens in the dude spends 10 pages killing a rat, 5 pages cllezio a room, 20 pages following a dog that ultimately fornicates in a store, and so forth.

Looking for beautiful books? He breaks down at one point, ranting at a crowd, until he is picked up and moved to a mental hospital for examination. Mali Navia rated it liked it Jun 04, No trivia or quizzes yet. This is the story of Adam Pollo, a deserter who figures he has conquered the task of living without money.