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The last days


The Last Days is Raymond Queneau's autobiographical novel of Parisian student life in the 1920s: Vincent Tuquedenne tries to reconcile his love for reading with the sterility of studying as he hopes to study his way out of the petite bourgeoisie to which he belongs. Vincent and his generation are contrasted with an older generation of retired teachers and petty crooks, and both generations come under the bemused gaze of the waiter Alfred, whose infallible method of predicting the future mocks prevailing scientific models. ...

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Last Days
1996, Dalkey Archive Press, Normal, IL

ISBN-13: 9781564781406

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The Last Days
1991, Dalkey Archive Press

ISBN-13: 9780916583637

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The Last Days
1990, Dalkey Archive Press

ISBN-13: 9780916583620


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