Books: 5 | Review: 0 | Avg rating: 4.19
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Édouard Levé

4.17 of 5 Votes: 4
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Books by Édouard Levé
Autoportrait (2012)
4.35 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: This small, strange book is unlike anything I have read. Made up of disconnected and seemingly random statements about the "I," it strikes me as a kind of pointillist autobiography, and the author in fact was a painter and photographer before turning to writing. "Autoportrait" ...
Suicide (2008)
4.08 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: okay. i don't think there's a combination of words that i can fumble together to really convey my thoughts and feelings having read 'Suicide'. but i'll try...i think that it's entirely reasonable for Levé to want to write this book whilst reflecting on his friend's choice to comm...
Selvportrett (2011)
4.35 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: From time to time it is impossible not to take a book personally. This is one of those occasions, and I am tempted to leave it alone and dismiss it and not react directly to the content for fear of seeming unsympathetic. But I am unsympathetic. The colourless melancholy of his ph...
Suicidio (2008)
4.09 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Suicide isn’t a typical narrative; more a pointillism in writing, a listing, an exhaustive catalog and memory of the author’s friend who committed suicide at 25, nearly 20 years prior.The first thing anyone will know about the author of Suicide is that he committed suicide on 10/...
İntihar (2008)
4.09 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Although this is a short book, it feels to me like a fairly comprehensive look at suicide and the reasons that may be behind it -- as well as the philosophical, moral, and social implications of the act. This is the book that made Leve famous to American literary audiences -- hid...
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