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His mind focuses vrbal extraneous minutiae. The last third is different, with more connected narrative. Cyrus marked it as to-read Jan 25, Jul 22, Sharon rated it did not like it. He vacillates between hallucinations and clarity in seeing minutiae that other people miss. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Lists with This Book. Although I appreciate the fine line between mysticism and craziness with which author tries to get us to see through Adam Pollo’s eyes, I thought the way it was done was droll so I give this book a 1.

I’m crushed by the weight of my poces.

Apr 10, Dirk rated it really liked it. 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 wit Visionary Madness J.

He visits the town at rare intervals and as briefly as his scant purchases of cigarettes, biscuits, or even beer require. Adam’s aimlessness makes The Interrogation like a series of photographs that fade out of focus. Dit experimentele werk was een stuk filosofischer en cleziio dan ik verwacht had. Open Preview See a Problem?

The Interrogation

What proves this perspective? I’ve become accustomed to the mad world we live in you see. Be the first to ask a question about J.

At least for me, the young man in his self-centered state is initially unattractive. Easy to see why it won such a prestigious prize, especially by one so young. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Ten minutes later the Renaudot jury elected the candidate they thought they might lose to the other prize.

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. Malek Ben added it Aug 26, Published July 14th by Simon Schuster first published I read this book aloud from the translation by Daphne Woodward. Likewise, existence can be divided into packets of ideas but are also capable of replicating in perpetuity.

Professing to have rejected the concept of living with other people Adam thinks of ways to clzeio others from approaching him, like picking his teeth with a pocket lw. I must say I find this book very french and very 60s.

How can I access the text? Then Adam addresses a small crowd in the town. But most of the time he thinks, with a visionary intensity that is extraordinary.

Gert De schoenmakere marked it as to-read Jan 05, The book is about what happens to a man who spends to much time with himself cut off from society. The word death must be one of the most used words in this book which is something I found oddly veebal.

Finally the real voice of the young, said the critics. Nicos rated it it was amazing Oct 16, Otherwise, it was intriguing and maybe even annoying on the first reading — although I have to say I only speculate, for I do not recall this aspect-to read a large part of the book where nothing much happens to send your heart racing.

For me, because his thought intrigues me, Parmenides was the clue. The principal character, Adam Pollo, is an educated man of about 30 whom we see squatting in an empty house above a French seaside town, making occasional forays for “fags, beer, chocolate, stuff to eat” and to take a look around.

In his unfocused state, Adam is preoccupied by his own imaginations of his violent death. What is The Interrogation? Oct 25, Merilee rated it really liked it. The Interrogation is the story of a man who is not sure whether he has just left the army or a mental home.

Le proces-verbal : Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio :

This he describes as the first stage of anti-existence. Not without interest in first hundred pages but sags under the weight of it’s smug, conflated narritive vocue and technique. Kafka they said; a direct descendant of Joyce, they said. 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.

Christina marked it as to-read Sep 24, There are some sustained passages in which he is imagining something from one point of view, as one experience — there’s a chapter about a rat, and one about a dead man washed up on a beach — but he continuously interrupts himself with random notions, names, places, and ideas.

He explains that it does not make a difference whether the person was made up or was him since everyone experience is his own. 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.