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Boris Vian

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The most poignant love story of our time. [Raymond Queneau] "A kind of jazzy, cheerful, sexy, sci-fi mid-20th century Huysmans. Check it out. There is just no place like France." [Richard Hell] "Foam Of The Daze is a novel like no other, a sexy, innocent, smart and sweet cartoon of a world which then begins, little by …

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Written under Vian’s famous “Vernon Sullivan” pseudonym, I Spit on Your Graves tells the story of a “white negro” who avenges his murdered brother with a series of killings in a small town in the deep south. A bestseller in France, the book was notoriously used as a model for a copycat killing.

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Autumn in Peking is a 1947 novel by the French writer Boris Vian. The French critic Bruno Maillé has described it as a surrealist novel, something the surrealists themselves ardently denied.

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The Dead All Have the Same Skin is a 1947 crime novel by the French writer Boris Vian. It tells the story of a mixed Black-White American, who manages to have a career in "white society" without anyone knowing of his origin; when his black half-brother turns up and tries to blackmail him by threatening to reveal his …

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Je voudrais pas crever is a collection of poetry by French author Boris Vian, published posthumously in 1962.

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