Zazie in the Metro

Zazie in the Metro

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 27/04/2023
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Synopsis

The cult classic from one of France's most stylish writers. 'Don't give a damn,' says Zazie, 'what I wanted was to go in the metro' Impish, foul-mouthed Zazie arrives in Paris from the country to stay with her uncle Gabriel. All she really wants to do is ride the metro, but finding it shut because of a strike, Zazie looks for other means of amusement and is soon caught up in a comic adventure that becomes wilder and more manic by the minute. In 1960 Queneau's cult classic was made into a hugely successful film by Louis Malle. Packed full of word play and phonetic games, Zazie in the Metro remains as stylish and witty as ever.

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780241618875
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Weight: 145g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 11 mm

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Zazie in the Metro
Not for me
I'd been meaning to read this for years and finally got the chance when it was re-released and I grabbed a review copy. Honestly, I don't know what I wa... READ MORE
Katy Wheatley