Metaphysique des tubes (The Character of Rain) by Amelie Nothomb, A. Nothomb
Metaphysique des tubes (The Character of Rain) Amelie Nothomb, A. Nothomb ebook
Publisher: Distribooks, Inc.
- Return to Nothomb is a master at having her characters do the work of storytelling, with every morsel of action and reaction encapsulated in their words. Approximately one novel per year, including Les Catilinaires (1995), Stupeurs et Tremblements (1999) Fear and Trembling in English and Métaphysique des tubes (2000), published in English as The Character of Rain. Metaphysique des tubes (The Character of Rain). Une petite recherche par auteur sur Amazon.com et j'ai trouvé que "Métaphysique des tubes" était disponible en anglais sous le titre "The Character of Rain". Metaphysique des tubes (The Character of Rain) by Amelie Nothomb, A. This is a prequel Isn't it great that he gave the English version its own beautiful name rather than literal translation of the French title, Métaphysique des tubes? Read The Character of Rain and you'll know. French title: Hygiène de l'assassin; Translated by Alison Anderson. The Character of Rain by Amélie Nothomb (Original title: Métaphysique des tubes) Translated from the French by Timothy Bent Fiction/Memoir, 2000. Download Metaphysique des tubes (The Character of Rain). Metaphysique Des Tubes (Ldp Litterature) (French Edition): Amelie. While Nothomb can be deliciously astute about "outsiders", here, characters and setting feel token." - Marianne Brace, The Independent; "Das Hauptproblem des neuen Romans der Belgierin ist ohnehin ein ganz anderes. I find the effect actually quite a bit more convincing than the voice in Nothomb's The Character of Rain (published in French as Métaphysique de Tubes), which purports to depict the consciousness of a pre-verbal toddler. Partly autobiographical and completely philosophical Metaphysique des tubes, the original French title is more suited than The Character of Rain, evokes the secret world of a toddler filled with wondrous moments. Martin's Griffin, trade pb, 132 p. Amélie Nothomb - The Character of Rain aka "Métaphysique des Tubes" - and not, as it turns out, Nothomb's latest after all.