The first surrealist romance, the principle narrative of Nadja is an account of the author's relationship with a girl in the city of Paris. The first-person narrative is supplemented by forty-four photographs of various surreal people, places, and objects which the author visits or is haunted by in Nadjar's presence, and which inspire him to meditate on their reality or lack of it.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Hagelstein - LibraryThing
Nadja is Andre Breton’s second book, originally published in 1928 and is apparently the first surrealist romance novel. Breton, the founder of surrealism, seems to have based some of the story on a ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sushicat - LibraryThing
Somewhere inside this rambling recounting is an encounter between the author and a woman whose spirit is free to the point of being labeled crazy. There are some interesting musings in there, but overall it is just plain confusing. Read full review