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A Voyage to the Island of the Articoles

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Publisher Comments:

"Dangerous, charming, and funny, this elegant miniature rediscovery will delight even brilliant minds."—Simon Van Booy

André Maurois' novella, published in the same year as Margaret Mead's Coming of Age in Samoa, is about a couple who become shipwrecked on an uncharted South Seas Island and discover a race of literary zealots for whom every subject and feeling needs to be expressed as a form of literary art. As explained by Alberto Manguel, "An Articole will publish not only his Intimate Journal, but also his Journal of My Intimate Journal; and his wife will publish My Husband's Journal of His Intimate Journal."

Synopsis:

A couple becomes shipwrecked on an island of literary zealots, a place where every subject/feeling deserves expression. Sound familiar?

About the Author

Andre Maurois: Andre Maurois, (1885-1967),a member of the French Academy, was one of the greatest biographers of the 20th century. In addition he wrote short stories, history, children's books and science fiction. Ariel, his biography of Shelley, was the very first Penguin Paperback.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781933527628
Author:
Maurois, Andre
Publisher:
Turtle Point Press
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20120831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in

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A couple becomes shipwrecked on an island of literary zealots, a place where every subject/feeling deserves expression. Sound familiar?

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