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Grove Press, 1960 - French fiction - 160 pages
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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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User 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

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User Review  - the.ken.petersen - LibraryThing

Having read the blurb, and then done a little internet checking, I was determined NOT to like this book. It seems that this is a merge of truth and fiction and that Breton did not treat the lady ... Read full review


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