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Conversely, to under-describe can allow the reader more cognitive room to fill in the blanks. There are moments when I felt sorry for him- I guess… But it is not out of order to consider the opposite situation where I am to be pitied for my lack of imagination. I have to admit my attention span wavered cleezio little reading this one.

Ibinu rated it it was ok Oct 01, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Odra Cardenas rated it it was amazing Apr 08, Books by Bronwen Martin.

There are interesting moments toward the end, when Le Clezio does some interesting things with form, recording a psychiatric evaluation and introducing mock ups of newspapers into the text.

From the original Atheneum edition jacket, La societe du spectacle Vebal Debord. May 30, Marina Vesta rated it it was amazing. In his unfocused state, Adam is preoccupied by his own imaginations of his violent death.

When he started crazily speaking in public, he got institutionalized in a mental hospital.

The Interrogation

Trivia About The Interrogation. I quite liked Le Clezio’s Desert. Read Emil Nolde’s Memoirs, read something by A. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I was awed by his positive transformation of Adam Pollo- the main, if not the only relevant personage in the book. Im really tired of It’s bound to happen, because one reads too much. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Among the bizarre, childlike set pi Starts with with some wonderfully tactile passages as the story opens in a young man’s hideaway in a beach house on a hill, description so thick it feels like a Wes Anderson movie.


The Interrogation centres around the figure of almost thirty-year-old Adam Pollo. I must say I find this book very french and very 60s.

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Just a moment while we sign you in ld your Goodreads account. Hi, I would like to read the Interrogation by de Clezio. To over-describe is to defamiliarize the reader with the thing described.

Good Lord, how phoney it all is! Stelioskar marked it as to-read Feb 04, The Interrogation is the debut novel of French Nobel laureate writer J. He even gets into some specifics: THis is a pretentious quasi experimental novel done better by other writers of his generation.

Aug 02, Andrew verabl it Shelves: He likes to passively experience life as a watcher.

Please note that these ratings solely represent the complete review ‘s biased interpretation and subjective opinion of the actual reviews and do not claim to accurately reflect or represent the views of the reviewers. Malek Ben added it Aug 26, The pace is like a slow French film, but with little dialogue, and the dialogue is pseudo-meaningful in that 50s French way.



Le Clezio is the winner of the Nobel Prize in Procew. I myself picked up echoes of the nouveau roman movement of the s in the occasional exhaustive listing of physical objects. He makes an interesting observation in that both time and existence contain both the finite and the infinite. It appears in his view of the pebbly beach, of the diversity of the crowd looking at the drowned man, in the vdrbal of the breakdown of the drowned man’s body, which is devolving into components but is still a single thing, in his identification with animals in zoo, is what he is struggling with when his haranguing the crowd with a speech that eventually gets him committed, is what he is trying to tell the students about, and to tell them that understanding the unity in diversity is more important than understanding whether he is mad or not.

And yet how could one not be drawn to an author who opens with a self-deprecating preface in which he apologizes for the book in hand, and promises to do better next time, perhaps with something in the manner of Conan Doyle?! Dolmadjian added it Aug vverbal, Ten clszio later the Renaudot jury elected the candidate they th. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. What is this perspective?