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The queen"s caprice

stories

by Jean Echenoz

  • 14 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

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  • 20150630 NEW LIST,
  • Translations into English,
  • French Short stories,
  • French fiction

  • About the Edition

    The author takes us on a journey across radically different places and landscapes, giving free rein to a terrific sense of humor tinged with existential mishcief.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJean Echenoz ; translated by Linda Coverdale
    ContributionsCoverdale, Linda
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2665.C5 A2 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination110 pages ;
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26476648M
    ISBN 101620970651
    ISBN 109781620970652, 9781620970720
    LC Control Number2014047909
    OCLC/WorldCa891618826

    The Queen’s Caprice — seven new stories presented in English for the first time — reveals Echenoz at the height of his talents. The author takes us on a journey across radically different places and landscapes, giving free rein to a “terrific sense of humor tinged with existential mischief” (L’Express). As Gary Indiana put it in Bookforum, "Echenoz risks everything in his fiction, gambling on the prodigious blandishments of his voice to lure his readers into a maze of improbabilities and preposterous happenings."The Queen's Caprice-seven new stories presented in English for the first time-reveals Echenoz at the height of his talents.

    Electronic books Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Echenoz, Jean. Queen's caprice (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Jean Echenoz; Jean Echenoz: Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Jean Echenoz; Linda. The Queen's Caprice By Marjorie Bowen - FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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The Queen’s Caprice will appeal to anyone interested in Mary, Queen of Scots, The Elizabethan Era, and The Tudors. It will also appeal to fans of Margaret George, Jean Plaidy, and Philippa Gregory.

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The Queen’s Caprice —seven new stories presented in English for the first time—reveals Echenoz at the height of his talents. The author takes us on a journey across radically different places and landscapes, giving free rein to a “terrific sense of humor tinged with existential mischief” (L’Express).

The Queen’s Caprice however isn’t your everyday compilation of straightforward storytelling bits and bobs. The seven pieces it contains are much more experimental in nature. In fact they can be thought of not as traditional stories,/5.

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France’s preeminent fiction writer is frequently credited with a kind of literary magic, an ability to craft stories with such precision and detail that readers are caught off guard by the powerful. In some of the stories, nothing happens other than a literary description of the landscape for degrees around the writer’s chair (“The Queen’s Caprice”) or a series of walks around a decaying French town that will not see better days again (“Three Sandwiches at Le Bourget”).

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The tall man stood alone under the tattered, wintry tree. A mist wrapped the high-seated city between the palace in the east and the castle in the west. When he moistened his lips he could taste the salted vapours which came from the sea.

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