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ISBN-10: 0142180041
ISBN-13: 9780142180044
Publisher: Penguin Group
Publish Date: 11/01/2001
Dimensions: 7.76" L, 5.05" W, 0.45" H

Zazie in the Metro

Translator: Barbara Wright
Introduction by: Gilbert Adair

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Price: $15.00

Overview

Impish, foul-mouthed Zazie arrives in Paris from the country to stay with Gabriel, her female-impersonator uncle. All she really wants to do is ride the metro, but finding it shut because of a strike, Zazie looks for other means of amusement and is soon caught up in a comic adventure that becomes wilder and more manic by the minute. In 1960 Queneau’s cult classic was made into a hugely successful film by Louis Malle. Packed full of word play and phonetic games, Zazie in the Metro remains as stylish and witty as ever.

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Details

ISBN-10: 0142180041
ISBN-13: 9780142180044
Publisher: Penguin Group
Publish Date: 11/01/2001
Dimensions: 7.76" L, 5.05" W, 0.45" H
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