Journey to the End of the Night
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First published in 1932, Journey to the End of the Night was immediately acclaimed as a masterpiece and a turning point in French literature. Told in the first person by Celine's fictional alter ego Bardamu, the novel is loosely based on the author's own experiences during the First World War, in French colonial Africa, in the USA and, later, as a young doctor in a working-class suburb in Paris. Celine's disgust with human folly, malice, greed and the chaotic state in which man has left society lies behind the bitterness that distinguishes his idiosyncratic, colloquial and visionary writing and gives it its force.
Book details and technical specifications
Format: Paperback / softback
Published: September 2012
Number of pages: 432
Width: 128 mm
Height: 198 mm
Depth: not specified
Publisher: Alma Books Ltd