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Journey to the End of the Night

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C??line???s masterpiece???colloquial, polemic, hyper-realistic, boiling over with black humor.,C??line???s masterpiece???colloquial, polemic, hyper realistic???boils over with bitter humor and revulsion at society???s idiocy and hypocrisy: Journey to the End of the Night is a literary symphony of cruelty and violence that hurtles through the improbable travels of the petit bourgeois (and largely autobiographical) antihero, Bardamu: from the trenches of WWI, to the African jungle, to New York, to the Ford Factory in Detroit, and finally to life in Paris as a failed doctor. Ralph Manheim???s pitch-perfect translation captures C??line???s savage energy, and a dynamic afterword by William T. Vollmann presents a fresh, furiously alive take on this astonishing novel.

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Journey to the End of the Night

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C??line???s masterpiece???colloquial, polemic, hyper-realistic, boiling over with black humor.,C??line???s masterpiece???colloquial, polemic, hyper realistic???boils over with bitter humor and revulsion at society???s idiocy and hypocrisy: Journey to the End of the Night is a literary symphony of cruelty and violence that hurtles through the improbable travels of the petit bourgeois (and largely autobiographical) antihero, Bardamu: from the trenches of WWI, to the African jungle, to New York, to the Ford Factory in Detroit, and finally to life in Paris as a failed doctor. Ralph Manheim???s pitch-perfect translation captures C??line???s savage energy, and a dynamic afterword by William T. Vollmann presents a fresh, furiously alive take on this astonishing novel.

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