Jean Cocteau -- poet, novelist, dramatist, artist, musician -- was a leading figure in the Surrealist movement. In addition to his popular novel Les Enfants Terribles (1929), he is best remembered in the English-speaking world for the film "Orphee" (1950).
"Nadja, " originally published in France in 1928, is the first and perhaps best Surrealist romance ever written, a book which defined that movement's attitude toward everyday life. The principal narrative is an account of the author's relationship with a girl in teh city of Paris, the story of ...Show more
La villa est magnifique, l'été brûlant, la Méditerranée toute proche. Cécile a dix-sept ans. Elle ne connaît de l'amour que des baisers, des rendez-vous, des lassitudes. Pas pour longtemps. Son père, veuf, est un adepte joyeux des liaisons passag&egr ...Show more