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Camera by Jean Toussaint
Book DescriptionIn this improbable love story, Toussaint creates a character who is obsessed with himself: how he does things and all the ways he might have done them, how he thinks, why he thinks the way that he thinks, how he might do or think otherwise. What happens? He takes driving lessons, goes grocery shopping, spends endless hours with an adorable employee of the driving school he attends. And though he is aloof, though caught up in his own actions and in the movement of his own thoughts--he somehow emerges as surprisingly insightful and also very funny. In Toussaint's touching novel, we come to know this character intimately and yet know almost nothing about him. These two extremes, existing together, are at the heart of Toussaint's remarkable style.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781564785220
(178mm x 127mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Dalkey Archive Press
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jean Toussaint
Reticence, Paperback (April 2012)
In Reticence, a man on vacation seems to be under surveillance. But it s far more pleasant to enjoy the Mediterranean than to look for answers, make deductions, or get upset isn't it?
Self-Portrait Abroad, Paperback (May 2010)
Even on holiday, sex and death are Jean-Philippe Toussaint s constant companions...
Monsieur, Paperback (July 2008)» View all books by Jean Toussaint
"Toussaint is a genuinely funny writer . . . small erotic moments are captured perfectly . . . makes me long for more by Toussaint." Kirkus Review
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Author Biography - Jean Toussaint
Jean-Philippe Toussaint (born 29 November, 1957, Brussels) is a Belgian prose writer and filmmaker. His books have been translated into more than twenty languages and he has had his photographs displayed in Brussels and Japan. Toussaint won the Prix M dicis in 2005 for his novel Fuir. The 2006 book La m lancolie de Zidane (Paris: Minuit, 2006) is a lyrical essay on the headbutt administered by the French football player Zinedine Zidane to the Italian player Marco Materazzi during the 2006 World Cup final in Berlin. An English translation was published in 2007 in the British journal New Formations. His 2009 novel La V rit sur Marie won the prestigious Prix D cembre.
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