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Death On The Instalment Plan Louis-Ferdinand Céline

Death On The Instalment Plan

Louis-Ferdinand Céline

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ISBN : 9780586023945
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556 pages
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Louis-Ferdinand Celines second novel continues the style of black humor and the delirious but immediate prose that made the author instantly famous in his native France in the aftermath of World War I. Celines goal was to create a kind ofMoreLouis-Ferdinand Celines second novel continues the style of black humor and the delirious but immediate prose that made the author instantly famous in his native France in the aftermath of World War I. Celines goal was to create a kind of literature that described people in honest terms, unembellished by the conventions of fiction, no matter how mean and crummy they were, and to portray them in the real language of everyday life and thought. He succeeds darkly and brilliantly in Death on the Installment Plan, yet it is also a sweet kind of book, a young boys coming-of-age tale, struggling with his parents and looking for his own kind of personal freedom.