Putting My Foot in It (French Literature Series)
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- Sales Rank:1,384,231
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.6
- Dimensions (in):9 x 5.5 x 0.6
- Publication Date:January 1, 1992
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The novel begins with an account of the family of the major character, known as the "Prince of Journalists." This bizarre family -- the grandparents a soldier and a sodomized woman, the parents an orphaned epileptic and a hunchback -- is matched by Crevel's bizarre syntax and vocabulary: nouns that initially appear legitimate, intact, and respectable, soon decompose into obscene epithets, making other nouns, both common and proper, suspect.
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