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Journey to the end of the night

Journey to the end of the night

Author: Louis-Ferdinand Céline
Publisher: Richmond : Alma Classics, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Louis Ferdinand Celine's revulsion and anger at what he considered the idiocy and hypocrisy of society explodes from nearly every page of this novel. Filled with slang and obscenities and written in raw, colloquial language, Journey to the End of the Night is a literary symphony of violence, cruelty and obscene nihilism. This book shocked most critics when it was first published in France in 1932, but quickly became  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis-Ferdinand Céline
ISBN: 9781847492401 1847492401
OCLC Number: 794296751
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: This translation originally published: Richmond: Oneworld Classics, 2010.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations
Responsibility: by Louis-Ferdinand Celine.


First published in 1932, Journey to the End of the Night was immediately acclaimed as a masterpiece and a turning point in French literature. This edition contains a foreword by John Banville.  Read more...


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Journey to the End of the Night, first published in 1932, is one of the greatest novels of the 20th century... It could be said that without Celine there would have been no Henry Miller, no Jack Read more...

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