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Cenfrars the war he returned to Paris, becaming an important part of the artistic community in Montparnasse. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

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Encompassing almost pages they cover subjects from the bizarre and the bourlingeur Bourlinguer Blaise Cendrars autobiography by Blaise Cendrars. Blaise Cendrars – or the “son of Homer” as John Dos Passos called him – is himself a strange kind of fiction: At the age of fifteen, Cendrars left home to travel in Russia, Persia, China while working as a jewel merchant; several years later, he wrote about this in his poem, Transiberien.

During the attacks in Champagne in September that Cendrars lost his right arm. It is Blaise Cendrars at his very best, a smorgasbord of artists, thieves, and brain-dead sergeants which hoodwinks the reader cendrarw believing this magical and horrifying world.


La Belle Epoque was the great age of discovery in arts and letters. If, like me, you’re not a fan of autobiography, then Blaise Cendrars is the cencrars for you. Dans le cafe de la jeunesse perdue Patrick Modiano.

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He spent the first bourlingueg war fighting with the French foreign legion, where he lost his arm in combat, became an art critic, befriended Picasso, sailed the seven seas, shovelled coal in China, amassed and lost huge fortunes and had his own gossip column in a Hollywood newspaper.

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Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions Cendrars eschews biographical detail and morphs fact and fiction into an elaborate hoax that is both authentic and illusory – the reader is press-ganged and taken along for the ride.

Fire is a repeated image throughout his work and it is this insouciance and dismissal of all that came before him that is elementary to his own philosophy: Hiroshima mon amour Marguerite Duras.


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