and I copied it from a characteristic- ally frank and encouraging letter that I received from Louis Calaferte in late (He died three and a half years later, at the. Louis Calaferte is the author of Septentrion ( avg rating, 56 ratings, 0 reviews , published ), Requiem des innocents ( avg rating, 35 ratings. La mécanique des femmes has 49 ratings and 5 reviews. Marie-Maude said: Très cru et vulgaire, ce qui n’est pas un problème, mais je me demande encore ce.

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Usually ships within 1 to 2 months. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Inhe moved to Mornant in the Monts du Lyonnaiswhere he wrote Septentriona work accused of being pornographic, and which was consequently censored and banned from being calafertee.

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Louis Calaferte

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Sep 02, SN rated it did not like it Shelves: Maxim rated it liked it Apr 06, If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Get to Know Us.


Views Read Edit View history. From the outset, “The Way it Works with Women” promised a page meditation on desire, but soon became repetitive with its uninteresting depiction of female sexuality. January Click [show] for important translation instructions.

La mécanique des femmes

Douly rated it did not like it Mar 08, There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Machine translation like Deepl or Google Translate is a useful starting point for luois, but translators must revise errors as necessary and confirm that the translation is accurate, rather than simply copy-pasting machine-translated text into the English Wikipedia. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. View a machine-translated calafwrte of the French article.

Nabolita rated it really liked it Oct 27, It should be clear by now that these two translations, however welcome, represent barely the rim of the Calaferte volcano.

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High to Low Avg. There is something that needs to be said about “The Way it Works with Women. Because of the evil or moral turpitude that is pinpointed in some passages, it seems that Calaferte himself was seeking—through writing—to emerge from persistent inner and outer Hells ranging from his childhood and his struggle with suicidal impulses to his disgust at contemporary society.


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Larie-mou Btx rated it really liked it Aug 06, His bibliography includes more than ninety titles. The most important female figure in the novel is without a doubt Nora, a Dutch woman who represents female emancipation and social success. This book is the perfect match between poetry and obscenity. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

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Tellingly, Calaferte increasingly eschewed the simplifications of a single memorializing realist narrator, although he had movingly adopted this narrative position in his first novel, Requiem des innocentswhich recalls his Lyons upbringing xalaferte announces his liberation from it, through the discovery of books and writing. Al85 rated it liked it Oct 20, Despite the androcentric depiction of female sexuality and the repetitiveness of its themes, “The Way it Works with Women” is part of a much larger body of literary output that has a coherence.

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