Available now at – Ediciones Cátedra, S.A., Madrid. – – Col. Letras Universales, 2ª edición. rústica p. páginas. Get this from a library! El atestado. [J M G Le Clézio; Susana Cantero]. Libros de Segunda Mano (posteriores a ) – Literatura – Narrativa – Clásicos: J. m. g. le clézio – el atestado – cátedra letras universales Compra, venta y .

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He obviously lives almost entirely in the present, but not so much because he wants to overcome the past or any traumas from it it seems to have been harmless enough, on the wholebut because he wants to “live solely for one’s own body”.

However, I find it completely inexplicable that the Interrogation once caused a literary sensation. Julianabadescu rated it did not like it Apr 18, You already recently rated this item. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

He explains that it does not make a difference whether the person was made up or was him since everyone experience is his own. Little that he says ckezio useful, at least in any obvious way the above is about as coherent as he getsand it becomes clear that he is really atestxdo further along with his ambitions than one might have thought.

Interestingly, he does admit: He will act or speak like a character in a conventional novel, and then drift towards incoherence. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. He is overwhelmed by small details of everyday life and he recreates a fictional war due to the lack of external stimuli.

Adam’s aimlessness makes The Interrogation like a series of photographs that fade out of focus. The Interrogation is le story of a man who is not sure whether he has just left the army or a mental home. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions.

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Even though he raped her, Michele is the only connection he has to the outside world including gossip and money. It is perhaps too serious, too mannered and wordy; its style ranges from para-realistic dialogue to pedantically aphoristical bombast.

Adam has made himself comfortable in a house near the beach whose owners are apparently away for the summer. Tom rated it did not like it Mar 07, I did not like this book and fell a sleep numerous times while trying to read it.

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Plus, I detest it due to the rape right at the beginning. Finding libraries that hold this item Flap summary very misleading. The Interrogation was simply one the worst reading experiences I’ve had in the past few years.

I don’t want to spoil but it’s is a bad parody of L’Etranger by Albert Camus. In an interview with students, it came out that Adam likes to be alone and left his parents home to squat in a house on the hill in order to commune with nature because he wants to feel superior to nature.

He tries to separate himself from everyday life in order to take everything he sees in. It’s better to keep the other things to oneself until one forgets them, until one comes to live solely for one’s own body, seldom moving one’s legs, huddled in a corner, more or less hunch-backed, more or less subject to the crazy impulses of the species. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. Im really tired of It’s bound to happen, because one reads too much.

Please verify that you are not a robot. The main character, Adam Pollo, does not know if he has been released from the Army or the mental hospital.

At the time he was just a young man struggling to find his voice. The Interrogation is an unstable novel; it constantly surprises. He eventually expresses some concern about what will happen when they return including that they might hand him over to the authorities, which he apparently would not mind c,ezio muchbut for the most part seems happy with his arrangements.

Adam is a babbler, prone to such outbursts; eventually he lets loose with a long spiel on the street that eventually gets him arrested and into the newspaper, the headline reading: The E-mail Address es field is required.

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DB rated it did not like it Dec 25, Anyhow, it doesn’t matter, there’s no reason. Refresh and try again. More like this Similar Items.

Is this the way all serious literature appears to a philistine? Trigger warning for scenes of rape, violence, and descriptions of dead individuals. He tries to explain himself to her, the novel beginning with him writing a series of letters to her, but his exercise in self-definition is more for his own benefit than hers: I’m crushed by the weight of my consciousness.

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Pollo seems detached from the norms of society, has occasional outbursts, some of them violent. Citations are based on reference standards. The Interrogation – US. I really This is one of those books that has to be better in French.