If you do like the movie, please check out the book (and also other titles by Vian). Don’t want to generalize too much but if you like movies by Terry Gilliams you. Froth on the Daydream is a novel by French author Boris Vian. Though told as a linear narrative, the novel employs surrealism and contains multiple plot. This Page is automatically generated based on what Facebook users are interested in, and not affiliated with or endorsed by anyone associated with the topic.

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Published January 31st by Alianza Editorial first published March 11th Or maybe they cut out 30 min of tedium. Throughout vixn novel, there are references to various works by Sartre, but like the philosopher’s name, Boris Vian played with words to make new titles for “works” by Heartre.

Over the years, the novel has received mostly positive reviews and is considered to be one of Vian’s best works.

Love the songs from this author but can’t stand the novel. Share this Rating Title: If you love “quirky” and Tatou. Froth on the Daydream First English edition cover, Ca se comprend qu’il n’y a que ca qui co Inutile au max.

I’m not sure why I insisted on finishing this, but I did. A man entranced by his dw and imagination is love-struck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world. It is widely believed that Chloe’s illness is a metaphor for cancer and terminal illness. Get ready for tedium.


Definitely not my kind of reading. The last time I read a book by Boris Vian I hurled it across the room after finishing it and swore I’d never read another. Ever been played by Duke Ellington? El absurdo y el existencialismo de Kafka nada tiene que ver con lo que ha escrito Vian, y por desgracia tampoco su calidad literaria y la fuerza de sus argumentos, por lo menos en este relato.

This alternate version is 36 minutes shorter, and has been edited by Tariq Anwar and supervised by Michel Gondry. Find showtimes, watch trailers, vjan photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!

As Chloe’s disease progresses, the apartments of Colin, Chick, and Nicholas all begin to decay, and Nicholas suddenly ages years in a single week. I should probably stop now.

Keep track of everything you watch; tell your espumaa. It does absolutely nothing for me. Works by Boris Vian. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

La espuma de los días by Boris Vian (1 star ratings)

L’ecume des jours Retrieved March 6, There wasn’t even any particular setbacks for anyone until Chloe started to faint. Open Preview See a Problem? During the honeymoon, Chloe falls ill with a mysterious disease that primarily consists of coughing and chest pain, and she and Colin are forced to end their trip early.


Totally chaotic, random and useless. From what I recall I was embarrassed for the writer. In Boris Vian the French can lay claim to having had the worst writer in history. However, her recovery is short-lived, and she faints during a shopping trip and her coughing fits return.

La espuma de los días

He is also known for highly controversial “criminal” fiction released under the pseudonym Vernon Sullivan and some of his Boris Vian was a French polymath: Edit Details Official Sites: I can’t tell if the English translation of this is just awful or the whole concept of the book is awful.

He soon meets Chloe and, before they know it, they’re dancing to Duke Ellington and plunging headfirst into a romance. Probabilmente non compreso, conseguentemente non apprezzato, in ogni caso non pervenuto al mio cervello, al mio cuore e alla mia anima di lettrice.

A failed attempt at humor? Spray of the Days Retrieved March 6, It’s a quick read about pretentious, rich youths who view the only value of women in their beauty, and filled with flawed metaphors and failed magical realism.

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