Bought this for my boyfriend so he could have the same existential crisis and fear of humanity that I do. So far so good.Published 8 months ago by A the Cat Lady
Incredible book by a spun man. He wore me out - he is relentlessly intense - but I couldn't put it down.Published 8 months ago by Jennifer Booth
Read Celine in my youth and still re-reading. "Mort a Credit" is not as conceptually bright as "Journey," 1934, but it is still, despite being a bit dated, (1936),... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jim
Journey to the End of the Night was Céline’s first novel and his most famous, but not his best; that honor goes to his later works. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Matt W.
The most sustained act of bellyaching in literary history, it's hard to believe the French consider Celine their greatest author. Over Hugo, Proust, Flaubert...? Read morePublished 19 months ago by Conan
This is a haunting little book about the rough breaks a kid gets while growing up in turn of the century Paris, circa 1900.
Brutally honest, sad, ribald, hilarious... Read more
He kept my attention with his descriptions of every place he was in, how he felt about what was happening to him and what he thought about his surroundings.Published on February 19, 2013 by Dave VanOrsdel
Still reading this but it is classic Celine. Down, dirty, pulling no punches and hating everything. Funny in parts and excellent prose. Read morePublished on January 22, 2013 by michael seller
I love it...it's grace and cowardice...the toils of mediocracy... the humility inherent in expectations...Celine was never going to die forgotten...no matter how hard he tried.Published on January 7, 2013 by rhs1201