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See 1 question about The Interrogation…. He goes on to imagine the conversation of the other bystanders: View all 4 comments. Good writing, but I’m not sure I have much of an idea of what went on in this novel.

Otherwise, it was intriguing and maybe even annoying on the first reading — although I vetbal to say I only speculate, for I do not recall this aspect-to read a large part of the book where nothing much happens to send your heart racing.

Malek Ben added it Aug 26, Adam has made himself comfortable in a house near the beach whose owners are apparently away for the summer.

He c,ezio expresses some concern about what will happen when they return including that they might hand him over to the authorities, which he apparently would not mind that muchbut for the most part seems happy with his arrangements.

Il verbale – Italia. For me, because his thought intrigues me, Parmenides was the clue. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Le Proces-Verbal

The first two-thirds of the book has no real plot, and only one real character; the episodes if one can even call them that are totally random, and may or may not be connected with the Le Clezio is the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.

While awaiting the worst, the story is over. The effect is a little like chalk misapplied to a blackboard.

Similarly the illustrative quotes chosen here are merely those the complete review subjectively believes represent the tenor and judgment of the review as a whole. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive?


Little that he says is useful, at least in any obvious way the above is about as verbxl as he getsand it becomes clear that he is really much further along with his ambitions than one might have thought. Le Clezio is the winner of the Nobel Prize vebral Literature.

At least for me, the young man in his self-centered state is initially unattractive. We all live by stories, but stories can also unmake and destroy us.

Le Proces-Verbal by Le Clezio, J M G

Francis rated it really liked it Oct 05, Odra Cardenas rated it it was amazing Apr 08, A cool character, some stunning passages of writing that stand alone, verbzl let down by an incomprehensible final stretch. Kafka they said; a direct descendant of Joyce, they said.

And maybe one or two too many lit tricks, but still a powerful book. Good Lord, how phoney it all is! I’m not sure clwzio anyone is going to be swayed by my saying this, but either way: The protagonist here may be mad, so his hyper vigil To over-describe is to defamiliarize the reader with the thing described.

Le proces-verbal : Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio :

La ronde de nuit Patrick Modiano. One of the Worst Novelists to win the Nobel Prize After Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize there has been a lot of writing about writers who were never awarded the Nobel, and about how political the prize has often been. Easy to see why it won such a prestigious prize, especially by one so young. I was awed by his positive transformation of Adam Pollo- the main, if not the only relevant personage lw the book.

One has to talk, I agree, one has to live. Dec 23, William2 marked it as to-read Shelves: Jun 25, Eddie Watkins rated it liked it Shelves: He begins to harangue bystanders on the promenade and is arrested and hospitalized. It appears in his view of the pebbly beach, of the diversity of the crowd looking at the drowned man, in the process of the breakdown of the drowned man’s body, which is devolving into components but is still a single thing, in his identification with animals in zoo, is what he is struggling with when his haranguing the crowd with a speech that eventually gets him committed, is what he is trying to tell the students about, and to tell them that understanding the unity in diversity is more important than understanding whether he is mad or not.


Again, Adam has a cpezio with being one with the cosmos as every atom in his body comingles with the surrounding clezi as well as our creation of technology. I’m afraid I like my books to have a story, and this o I love it when an author inadvertently sums up his own book somewhere along the way: I’m afraid I like my books to have a story, and this one didn’t.

This is a sort of existentialist novel whose author J.

J. M. G. Le Clézio, Le Procès Verbal

Suddenly, the merely phenomenological Adam Pollo we had known before becomes an intellectual familiar with Ruysbroek, the Inca, and a whole slew of mystics and philosophers. It’s more of a nothing happens in the dude spends 10 pages killing a rat, 5 pages describing a room, 20 pages following a dog that ultimately fornicates in a store, and so forth. The Interrogation is the story of a man who is not sure whether he has just left the army or a mental home.

They just point out the limits to my comprehension and the break, even the abyss that exists between the world I live in and the fantasies of Adam Pollo. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.