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  • 244
  • La neige était sale
  • Georges Simenon
  • English
  • 06 August 2019
  • 9781590170434

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La neige était sale Read ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Nineteen year old Frank Friedmaier lives in a country under occupation Most people struggle to get by; Frank takes it easy in his mother's whorehouse which caters to members of the occupying forces But Frank is restless He is a pimp a thug a petty thief and as Dirty Sn. Ladies and gentlemen watch carefully Here s Frank a young punk who lives in his mother s brothel in occupied France He lies drinks steals does black market business with the German officers commits murder just for fun Yes feel free to touch him he fucks his mother s girls every night while treating them like shit and is also trying to seduce the 16 year old virgin who lives across the hallAre you still watching you may check that there is nothing up my sleeve and now using only sparse descriptive prose I will transform him into a universal symbol of human suffering and redemption that will remind you of L Etranger King Lear and Crime and Punishment but still has a character all its ownSir I understand your scepticism You don t think it s possible but ABRACADABRA The audience stare in disbelief A lone voice from the back asks plaintively Bloody hell how did Simenon do that Ek Chithrha Sukh under occupation Most people struggle to get by; Frank takes it easy in his mother's whorehouse which caters to members of the occupying forces But Frank is restless He is a pimp a thug a petty thief and as Dirty Sn. Ladies and gentlemen watch carefully Here s Frank a young punk who lives in his mother s brothel in occupied France He lies drinks steals does black market business with the German officers commits murder just for fun Yes feel free to touch him he fucks his mother s girls every night while treating them like shit and is also trying to seduce the 16 year old virgin who lives across the hallAre you still watching you may check that there is nothing Mapa Regional Castilla y León, Madrid up my sleeve and now A lingua de fora universal symbol of human suffering and redemption that will remind you of L Etranger King Lear and Crime and Punishment but still has a character all its ownSir I

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La neige était sale Read ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ow opens he has just killed his first man Through the unrelenting darkness and cold of an endless winter Frank will pursue abjection until finally there is nowhere to goHans Koning has described Dirty Snow as one of the very few novels to come out of German occupied Fr. 1 14 perhaps M sieur could I have a word pleaseYes what is it We notice that you recently finished reading Dirty Snow Would you care to answer a few uestions about itYes I would like that I think it might be useful to me than you can imagine Well first we have seen that you initially gave it 4 stars then changed it to 2 Why was that I think my initial rating was a result of not wanting to appear dim witted But after a considerable amount of thought I realized that I couldn t give it 4 stars based on the way I rate books And what is that My ratings basically are indications of the experience I had reading a book and what I thought I was able to take away from that experience They do not attempt to pass any kind of judgment on the worth uality whatever of the book at least not usually Based on this I realized that the proper rating for the book was no than 2 So you didn t enjoy reading this bookCertainly not That s not to say that I found it totally uninteresting Why didn t you enjoy itWell what s to enjoy I suppose if one were a huge fan of noir one could find the experience of reading this book very satisfying But my guess is that this example of noir might be very extreme Wouldn t it be the case that in most noir novels there is at least one main character that we can relate to on some level I didn t find that here We ll ask the uestions if you please So you couldn t relate to Frank in any wayLook I m a person who likes to think that he has uite a capability of empathizing with people But that is only possible when you can discern something about the person s life attitudes beliefs desires that you either have direct experience with yourself or can you think imagine what having such experience would be like For me I can t find anything like that in Frank Frankly ho ho if I knew a person like Frank I would stay far away from him and if I couldn t do that I would probably try to figure out some way of eliminating him from my environment like you eliminate poison ivy from your backyard You did admit that you found something interesting in the book didn t youYes The story line itself was certainly interesting enough to keep me reading at least in the sense that I did continue to wonder what the outcome of this repellant chain of events would be I also thought the tale went up a notch in the third part of the book which recalled to me impressions I still had from reading Kafka s Trial long ago It s sometimes said that this novel is a magnificent tale about what it is like for a city to be occupied by a foreign army Any thoughts on thatThere is something to that much rings very true in that regard But many different stories could have been told that would not only include all those keen observations about foreign occupation but would at the same time not be so unremittingly unpleasant to read So you really have very little in the way of positive commentsSPOILER ALERT this paragraph onlyview spoilerAs I said I don t take myself to be a literary critic so I m not judging the book one way or another as literature Though having made that admission I do need to add that I found the ending of the book the SissyHolst episode totally unbelievable To imagine a young woman having the feelings that Sissy has in the story is impossible unless one assumes that she is as dead to life as Frank himself is in which case they deserve each other Of course Holst himself is eually unbelievable in this context It strikes me as a deus ex machina which enables Simenon to end the tale as he wants to hide spoiler

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La neige était sale Read ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ance that gets it exactly right In a study of the criminal mind that is comparable to Jim Thompson's The Killer Inside Me Simenon maps a no man's land of the spirit in which human nature is driven to destruction and redemption perhaps as well by forces beyond its contr. Simenon s ecstatically bleak Dirty Snow teeters on the fulcrum between four and five starness and only just barely comes to rest on the four star side A lot of hand wringing and soul searching went into this rating or at least two minutes worth but in the end I concluded that the only uality Dirty Snow lacks is that ineffable something or other that makes a novel grab you by the balls and shout I m a five star book damn it Hearken to my greatness The first thing I want to say about Dirty Snow is actually something about two other books namely Sartre s Nausea and Camus The Stranger both of which you can safely chuck on the book burning pyre because Dirty Snow is the definitive fictional rendering of existentialism Unlike its celebrated forebears Simenon s work is actually alive not just some nakedly abstract concept onto which character and plot are clumsily affixed The protagonist Frank is a nineteen year old asshole in a presumably German occupied country during World War II The location is appropriately indistinct Like everything else it s pointless Frank has no real friends and doesn t give a shit about anybody not his fretful mother Lotte who runs a brothel out of their apartment not Sissy the girl next door who s infatuated with him and not Kromer his partner in crime Not even himself Entirely lacking in purpose Frank thieves and murders without moral compunction but his crimes are less profit motivated or purely sadistic than they are strange floundering assertions of self in an arbitrary and morally convoluted world The last fifty to seventy five pages of the book are a total downer to the extent that the whole fucked up punitive system of the occupation forces is basically a stand in for life in general We try to make sense of it all or to feel important or relevant in some small stupid way but hey guess what Spoiler We re all a big ol steamin pile of nothin Good night You ve been a lovely audience


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    [La neige était sale] EBOOK FREE Download Î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¿ Georges Simenon Read La neige était sale In the world of novel writing Georges Simenon was the Mozart of the novel He uit school for good as a teenager never participated in a writing workshop never enrolled in a writing program and never attended a writing class With his innate ear for language and dialogue eye for detail and feel for storytelling all he neede

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    [La neige était sale] EBOOK FREE Corporate OccupationFrom time to time Georges Simenon has been either accused of collaboration or praised for his resistance during the German occupation of France in WWII Dirty Snow suggests that a substantial middle ground which might be called ‘exploitative participation’ exists and could just be closer to the truth This region is inhabited by many particularly those of the permanent underclass who perceive occu

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    [La neige était sale] EBOOK FREE This was my first Simenon book though certainly it won't be the last Dirty Snow is a stark noir novel set during the German occupation of France in WW II though the exact location and time period is never mentioned The anti hero Frank is a budding hoodlum who lives in his mother’s brothel He spends his evenings in sleazy bars and associates with other small time hoods though he doesn't really have any close f

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    [La neige était sale] EBOOK FREE Download Î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¿ Georges Simenon Georges Simenon ¿ 6 characters Dirty Snow a withering parade of apathy it languishes and eventually disintegrates in a desolate gray landscape of inscrutable uncertainty A perfect summer beach read Eighteen year old Frank the fiercely vacant antihero is a callous arrogant thug He commits increasingly depraved acts determined to prove that he’s an emotionless killer who doesn’t give a shit about anything This desire of course reveals that he isn

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    Georges Simenon ¿ 6 characters Download Î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¿ Georges Simenon [La neige était sale] EBOOK FREE 1 14 perhaps M’sieur could I have a word please?Yes what is it? We notice that you recently finished reading Dirty Snow Would you care to answer a few uestions about it?Yes I would like that I think it might be

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    [La neige était sale] EBOOK FREE Read La neige était sale Simenon's ecstatically bleak Dirty Snow teeters on the fulcrum between four and five starness and only just barely comes to rest on the four star side A lot of hand wringing and soul searching went into this rating or at least two minutes' worth but in the end I concluded that the only uality Dirty Snow lacks is that ineffable som

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    [La neige était sale] EBOOK FREE Georges Simenon ¿ 6 characters Download Î PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¿ Georges Simenon The writer Georges Simenon was a Belgian I thought he was French author who was incredibly prolific in creating noir crime novels and other books that delved into the darkness of the human psyche He is considered by some as the father of the noir genre I nominated this book for a small reading group because of having read two outstanding novels by Graeme Macrae Burnet who said his writing was influenced by having read t

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    [La neige était sale] EBOOK FREE Read La neige était sale Second reading Frank Friedmaier is hell bent on destruction Son and chief procurer of the local brothelkeeper his mother Frank is nineteen years old and a sociopath of the first order This is collaborationist Vichy France The men Frank admires the most are black marketeers thieves and murderers men who brag about snuffing

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