Boris Vian

Boris Vian was a French polymath: writer, poet, musician, singer, translator, critic, actor, inventor and engineer. He is best remembered today for his novels. Those published under the pseudonym Vernon Sullivanwere bizarre parodies of criminal fiction, highly controversial at the time of their release. Vian's other fiction, published under his real name, featured a highly individual writing style with numerous made-up words, subtle wordplay and surrealistic plots. His novelL'Écume des jours (literally: The Foam of Days) is the best known of these works and one of the few translated into English, under the title of Froth on the Daydream.

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Froth of the daydream

Boris Vian - Publisher : Quartet Books

The story of Colin, madly in love with Chloé and whose close friend Chick is always missing money. One day, Chloé reveals that she has a nenuphar in the lungs. From that day on, their lives are going to change…A rare text on love, time, religion and the way relationships are built.
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