Holiday in a Coma & Love Lasts Three Years has ratings and 18 reviews. Dorin said: Without trying to offend anyone i think its a men’s book. I found. Two of Beigbeder’s early, autobiographic novels, Holiday in a Coma and Love Lasts Three Years chart the fall and fall of his alter-ego Marc. Frederic Beigbeder’s film follows the hijinks of a young literary critic who with his aphoristically titled debut, Love Lasts Three Years (L’Amour.
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I found it very interesting and some of the character’s questions went through my mind a few times during my life.
Two of Beigbeder’s novels, 99 Francs Jan Kounen, and L’amour dure trois ans Beigbeder,have been adapted for the cinema. I was skeptical going in, and I was right for being so. There were a few times I thought if it keeps going like this, I’m not sure I can finish it.
Not for the meek hearted. Trhee to Read Currently Reading Read. The other reason I didn’t like the beginning is because it reads like his personal essay on ‘why love lasts only three years’ and other introspective mental w Though ‘Love Last Three Years’ starts off on a very depressing note, it picks up toward the end.
Love Lasts Three Years by Frederic Beigbeder
Anyway, I was certainly intrigued with the themes it brought up, and in some llasts there were definitely ‘laugh out loud moments’. Don’t beigberer their welcome, which would have been quite easy to do had they been longer. The catalogue belongs to the library service and accessibility cannot be guaranteed. Dec 13, Dorin rated it it was amazing. Quotes from Holiday in a Coma Scott Moncrieff Prize for Frank Wynne Don’t have an account?
Holiday in a Coma & Love Lasts Three Years
Published first published January 1st A book that drags a bit in terms of a bit redundantly describing a high profile page3 party. Holiday in a Coma I found this book a bit odd – it took my a while to really get into it.
Too frantic, disconcerted, and all over the place – may be just for the sake of it I don’t really know. Though ‘Love Last Three Years’ starts off on a very depressing note, it picks up toward the end.
DS rated it liked it Sep 17, Bertrand, Michel Houellebecq are among those who have won the prize. Want to Read saving…. Leka rated it it was amazing Feb 09, He worked for a few years as a publisher for Flammarion.
Search for an item in libraries near you: It’s called a novel on the cover and I expected a novel. The other reason I didn’t like the beginning is because it reads like his personal essay on ‘why love lasts only three years’ and other introspective mental wanderings rather than an actual story.
Marc Marronier comes of age whilst exploring his professed belief that ‘love lasts only three years’.
Ch rated it it was ok Apr 06, Some wisdom of sorts threr be found in the second part, but nothing much you couldn’t find in a more entertaining way in a Nick Hornby book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Enter your email address to get started: Beigbeder was born into a privileged family in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.
Rated M for sex, drugs and rocknroll. I had spent ten years learning things that I would then spend ten years having to unlearn. The prize lve awarded annually to a promising young French author. He has a theory that love lasfs no more than three years, and here — recounting the highs and lows of his marriage and taking us through brash nightclubs, vainglorious offices and soulless designer apartments — he brings to bear the theoretical and the empirical to prove his point.
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I kept reading because he was occasionally funny and his voice was honest–though I disagreed with plenty that he said. Norhazwani Khairdzir rated it it was ok May 12, The second is much better, an utterly believable love story presented as a beigebder in an actually funny, compelling voice. May 16, Rezo Pheradze rated it it was amazing.
Click the above link to view the library catalogue in a new window. It’s definitely not a book for everyone, and it’s filled with controversial musings-but I appreciated some of his melancholic epiphanies. It really starts off quite depressing.