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Zazie in the Metro (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)

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Impish, foul-mouthed Zazie arrives in Paris from the country to stay with Gabriel, her female-impersonator uncle. All she really wants to do is ride the metro, but finding it shut because of a strike, Zazie looks for other means of amusement and is soon caught up in a comic adventure that becomes wilder and more manic by the minute. In 1960 Queneau's cult classic was made into a hugely successful film by Louis Malle. Packed full of word play and phonetic games, Zazie in the Metro remains as stylish and witty as ever.

About the Author

Gilbert Adair, writer, film critic, and journalist, is the author of Love and Death on Long Island, among other novels.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142180044
Translator:
Wright, Barbara
Introduction:
Wright, Barbara
Translator:
Wright, Barbara
Introduction by:
Adair, Gilbert
Introduction:
Adair, Gilbert
Author:
Queneau, Raymond
Author:
Wright, Barbara
Author:
Adair, Gilbert
Author:
Adair, Gilbert
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
France
Subject:
Subways
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics
Series Volume:
01-6
Publication Date:
20011131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.76x5.05x.45 in. .34 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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