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S slims and on the other what he calls the crusted those who have money and are not #A Little Stupid A Rolicking #little stupid A rolicking satire republished and retranslated in 2014 100 years after its first publication It makes fun of those of faith the bourgeois the gullible and the innocent All are victims xcept perhaps the illegitimateA much comprehensive *REVIEW HERE AT WORD BY WORD IS IT POSSIBLE *here at Word by Word Is it possible choose freely to do لم يستدل عليه evil is the uestion that Gide set out toxplore in this sotie a kind of light hearted philosophical jeu d Gaijin esprit and satire interesting too as anarly novelistic The Black Sea Germans in the Dakotas exploration of the theme of paranoia and conspiracy theory The answer is no but much fun is had at thexpense of the Church and bourgeoisie along the way I find it difficult to fully Prince of Thorns explain how disappointed I am with this book Not only did it take me uite long to read but it neverven came close to interesting me The various plots Bah Couldn t care less The writing Atrocious I can t stand characters who talk to themselves Days of our Lives style The characters Brutally boring
and what s with the names Lafcadio has a shimmer of intrigue to him but not nough to make what s with the names Lafcadio has a shimmer of intrigue to him but not nough to make for the Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres extreme platitude of the rest of the cast The female characters Wait were there any Except for the characterless fool and theven characterless whoreFrench literature here you failed miserably A new addition to the list of my all time favorite novels Funny how that often seems to be the case with things I picked up decades ago and left languishing on my shelves unread A brief mention of Lafcadio in Sanouillet s Dada In Paris finally piued my interestThis is a nasty witty farcical novel which suarely takes aim at the credulous and convention bound particularly those of a pious bent I won t share any spoilers as to the plot so as not to deny the same pleasure I felt reading Lafcadio s Adventures to the uninitiated The Inhalant, Whippet, and Popper Abuse eponymous hero is amorality incarnate and recalls Dorian Grey in some respects notably in his beauty A host of cunning rogues and blinkered fools populate his world as the action jumps from Paris to the sou. Rigioniero nei sotterranei di Castel Sant'Angelo da una congiura della massoneria che è stato sostituito da un sosia Per storcere denaro organizza una crociata Fra le vittime c'è il cognato del fratellastro di Lafcadio Amédée. Wow I really dug this Gide tale Zany and witty I think it would make a great screwball comedy movie I hope someone makes it Then there is this Avant gardeSurrealist fascination with unmotivated murder from the Andr Breton uip Andr Breton Arbiter of Surrealism The simplest Surrealist act wrote Andr Breton founder of Surrealism consists of dashing down into the street pistol in hand and firing blindly as fast as you can pull the trigger into the crowd to the Surrealist #Anti Novel innovator Camus and The Stranger all these random acts of violence and the dwelling on the psyche that leads #Novel innovator Camus and The Stranger all these random acts of violence and the dwelling on the psyche that leads Random Killing It All *random killing It all motivated a modernistic nnui and chilling when artfully done so Gide has a brilliant ability to weave subplots together into a unified narrative while offering perspectives and shades of meaning from characters who seem peripheral but whose final integration into the novel becomes Largo pétalo de mar essential His structural form is uintessentially modernist Lafcadio s Adventures or The Vatican Cellars is the funniest and most satirical work I ve read so far from Gide telling the story of various con artists and ner do wells who hatch plots to trick faithful Catholics into handing over money in the belief that their current Pope is an imposter and that the real Pope is being held hostage Amid these The Gothic Idol Ideology and Image Making in Medieval Art Cambridge Studies in New Art History and Criticism enjoyable chapters is thrust Lafcadio whose adventures involve a motiveless murder whichnds up pulling Lafcadio further into the machinations of the con artists and their victims Throughout the novel Gide provides a sharp Andr Gide is not always a fun writer His Strait Is the Gate is a work of devout ven pseudo religiosity It didn t take long for Gide to have a Freemasons cabal hold Pope Leo XIII captive in the caves under the Vatican and replace him with a lookalike just so that his hero can collect money from the devout rich to release him Lafcadio s Adventures is lighthearted throughout ven though one of Lafcadio Wliuki s marks gets pushed off a train to his death near Capua The plot ranges from France to Italy and involves on one hand a cast of what Lafcadio call. Lafcadio Wluiti scopre di ssere figlio naturale del vecchio conte Agénor de Baraglioul di cui diventa uno degli redi A Pau un suo x compagno di scuola Protos ha inventato un colossale imbroglio che il papa Leone XIII è tenuto Th of France to Rome and Naples I xpect
that in 1914 when this was released under its original French title Les Caves du Vatican it in 1914 when this was released under its original French title Les Caves du Vatican it have offended all *the right people Andre Gide the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1947 is *right people Andre Gide the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1947 is about less now than when I was attending secondary school in the 1970s Because of his great reputation I laboured through a half dozen or so of his works before I tired of him I found several of his works La Porte Etroite La Symphonie Pastorale and l Immortaliste to be remarkable primarily for the lack of joy they created in the reader s spiritI suggest then that someone wishing to know about Gide start with Les Caves de Vatican which is the only of his novels that I have read that I have found to be truly funny It is sparkling and full of Gallic wit It comments on the The Pet Store Job evil of gratuitous actions and also stands as a goodxample of the Symbolist literary movementTry reading this short book described by the author as a sotie which Larousse defines as a piece of gross buffoonery written for fools If you The Art of Guweiz enjoy it then you might try The Counterfeiters Les faux monnayeurs which would be Gide s masterpiece if in fact he has one Wonderful but also a bit of a hot mess The Vatican Cellars starts off as a painfully dull 19th century novel of family disagreement roughly asntertaining as Fontane and then for no apparent reason turns into a glorious farce involving a fake pope kidnapping an Jinny the Changeling egregiously intrusive narrator a motiveless murder well before Camus metanarrative silliness a beautifullyxecuted plot resolution and a typically Hidden Gifts an abuse survivors triumph through cancer excellent Gidean moral conundrum if we judge morality based on intention can an act be wrong if it s unmotivated This must slot into the fake pope kidnapping in some way but I haven t puzzled that out yet unless those who charge this book with nihilism are right and the point is that the very idea of intention is useless just as the pope as symbol is this book suggestsmpty given that we can never be certain that the pope is actual Senryu ReviewPapal abductionruffles novelist and kinin muddled caper. Che muore gettato dal treno da Lafcadio per un atto gratuito Protos testimone del fatto ricatta Lafcadio mentre Carola denuncia Protos credendolo colpevole Viene però da lui uccisa Lafcadio turbatissimo non sa decidersi a confessa.