E–book (Histoire de la violence)


  • Hardcover
  • 208
  • Histoire de la violence
  • Édouard Louis
  • English
  • 08 September 2018
  • 9780374170592

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    E–book (Histoire de la violence) Offering social commentary that's incisive than that of The End of Eddy while still echoing the debut novel's lurid descriptions and transgressive themes History of Violence stitches together multiple accounts of the author's rape o

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    Read & download Histoire de la violence Édouard Louis ¸ 9 Download Characters â E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¸ Édouard Louis Now Shortlisted for the International DUBLIN Literary Award 2020In this autobiographical novel Édouard Louis tells the story of how he was assa

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    E–book (Histoire de la violence) Characters â E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¸ Édouard Louis I admired The End of Eddy but this book left me unmoved cold It’s the same story retold – a traumatic rape instead of a traumatic childhood – there’s the same analytical vaguely masochistic intelligence the same dead voice echoed here by the narrator’s sister who recounts the story like a character in a play delivering a monologue so staged and tedious it strains credulity The narrator hides behind a door eavesdropping commenting

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    E–book (Histoire de la violence) A harrowing depiction of rape and violence in general of how it influences an individual in the short and long run Louis does not use cheap tricks but has a great eye for detail But it all gets muddled up in chi

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    E–book (Histoire de la violence) Not a nice topic to read about but important all the same The writing style was clever and impactful Most of this book is told as the Édouard listens in on his sister telling her husband the story of Édouard's rape Throughout her 'retelling' he corrects her in his head and he tells the reader how it all really happened As I said Very clever It's seems strange to say I 'enjoyed' a book about rape but I don't really know how else to explai

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    Characters â E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¸ Édouard Louis E–book (Histoire de la violence) Édouard Louis ¸ 9 Download On its release in 2016 Edmund White read the original text and subseuently reviewed its English version in 2018 June hardback His review for The Guardian was wholly complimentary Interesting in that Louis clearly knows the work of White and shares White's interest in autobiography I didn't have the same positive response having read the book on the strength of White's recommendationIn a fascinating dialogue between Taia and Lou

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    E–book (Histoire de la violence) I find History of Violence to be an important book Important as it talks about important topics and because in my opinion it gives a clear illustration of how the world looks like at this moment in regard to so many themes rape as such victim

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    Read & download Histoire de la violence E–book (Histoire de la violence) I am hidden on the other side of the door I listen and she says that several hours after what the copy of the report I keep twice folded in my drawer calls the attempted homicide and which I call the same thing for lack of a better word since no other term is appropriate for what happened which means I always have the anxious nagging feelin

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    E–book (Histoire de la violence) 🌳 Edouard Louis follows up his debut The End of Eddy with another auto fiction novel In this he recounts his experience of being a victim of a brutal sexual assault and attempted murder He describes the subseuent and immediate after effects of an assault and the way a victim communicates his experience with those around them P

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Histoire de la violence

Read & download Histoire de la violence Édouard Louis ¸ 9 Download Histoire de la violence Review ñ 109 Rn to leave behindA bestseller in France challenged and vindicated in the courts History of Violence is a short nonfiction novel in the tradition of Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood but with the victim as its subject Moving seamlessly and hypnotically between past and present between Louis’s voice and the voice of an imagined narrator History of Violence has the exactness of. Not a nice topic to read about but important all the same The writing style was clever and impactful Most of this book is told as the douard listens in on his sister telling her husband the story of douard s rape Throughout her retelling he corrects her in his head and he tells the reader how it all really happened As I said Very clever It s seems strange to say I enjoyed a book about rape but I don t really know how else to explain it If you are concerned about reading something with violent descriptions then just be aware that the actual rape account was only a page or two The book on the whole is about trauma friendship the lies we tell ourselves and how to cope Powerful words and an excellent translation I think I m going to read from this author

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Read & download Histoire de la violence Édouard Louis ¸ 9 Download Histoire de la violence Review ñ 109 A police report and the searching unflinching curiosity of memoir at its best It records not only the casual racism and homophobia of French society but also their subtle effects on lovers brothers and sisters husbands and wives It represents a great step forward for a young writer whose acuity skill and depth are unmatched by any novelist of his generation in French or Engli. I am hidden on the other side of the door I listen and she says that several hours after what the copy of the report I keep twice folded in my drawer calls the attempted homicide and which I call the same thing for lack of a better word since no other term is appropriate for what happened which means I always have the anxious nagging feeling that my story whether told by me or whomever else begins with a falsehood I left my apartment and went downstairsThere is no doubt in my mind that Edouard Louis who is 25 years of age is uickly becoming a major author one who already is influencing our thinking about violence as well as the creation of literature He is one of the most exciting contemporary authors I have read Amazingly he did not read his first novel until he was 17 then wrote his first book when he was 19 That first book The End of Eddy explains much about the intersection of poverty identity and politics At the end of my comments for that novel I gave The End of Eddy 4 12 stars If it were possible I would give this second auto biographical novel many than the top rating of 5 stars History of Violence is one of the most disturbing fascinating important books I have read in a long time When I started writing History of Violence I realized that there seemed to be almost no literature almost no film no speeches on male rape And when I wrote about my own rape I was faced with this difficulty in saying it putting it into words Since the rape it has felt like I ve faced an unimaginable battering first in going to the police being in front of officers who don t understand you Then when you say it publicly there are people who don t believe you who mock you Or there are people who believe it but say it s your own fault Before this I had heard a lot of women talking about the fact they weren t believed And when History of Violence was published I realized the full extent of what those women had gone through Edouard Louis in an interviewBoth The End of Eddy and History of Violence are autobiographical while still being fictional Both explore the nature origins and conseuences of violence physical as well as emotional individually and institutionally caused The author s experience of growing up gay in a poor homophobic brutal rural area of France shape the first novel while issues of class immigration and homophobia in Paris shape the second In both books however Louis finds it almost impossible to escape the cultural economic and social shackles of life that control our actions and thoughtsAt the beginning of The End of Eddy Louis writes that suffering is all consuming it somehow gets rid of anything that doesn t fit into its system Louis continues this theme in History of Violence as he recounts through multiple voices how the violence of rape and attempted murder shapes his life and how the lie of fiction gives him the freedom to confront the horror and suffering that began Christmas Eve in 2012 when he walked home from a dinner met a man along the way struggled with whether or not he should invite the man to his room then brought him in for companionship and consensual sexThe night was full of pleasure comfort and sensuality but as morning approached this man Reda an immigrant from Algeria perhaps out of his own shame of being gay in a homophobic society unexpectedly turned violent raped strangled and pulled a gun on Edouard Louis Though both men had opportunity to flee the unraveling horror neither does Louis writes that I believe that each decision made that evening on my part as well as his rendered all other decisions impossible the very moment afterwards that each choice destroyed all other possible choices and that the he chose the less free he became Trapped by class racism family homophobia and even desire both men must then pay for their decisions with long standing conseuencesLouis tries to erase the violence from his apartment and life but such violence can never be erased After going to the police Louis writes that when I read the police report I didn t recognize my own experience at all because it had been filtered by police language homophobic racist language I wanted to reclaim my story Shattered by the event the author confronts the violence and suffering by recounting the factual story but using the tools of fiction With different points of view and narrative voices including those of sister and his own internal dialogue Louis looks to reclaim the story However because the story is largely told in the words of Louis s sister while he eavesdrops the reader understands that to confront the truth of the events head on is almost impossible to endure The use of his sister who still lives in the poor rural village in which Louis was born also serves to remind the reader that both Louis and Reda were victims of poverty and the humiliation the working class Both were victims of internalized homophobia Both were victims of a society that had oppressed bullied and forgotten those who are on the marginsIt is the use of these many voices and the manipulation of time that make this a novel to read slowly and with patience In fact I often read passages aloud to better grasp the events and to experience the power of language to shape lives and bring us to some understanding of the world This deliberate pace also helped me better know that there are times when our own voice may fail us as we confront the suffering and violence of life However in writing if language is the essence of being human then for those fifty seconds when he was killing me I don t know what I was Louis also reminds us we must find the way back to our voice if we hope to recover our humanness Reda the attacker was eventually arrested for a petty crime Police say the DNA matches what was found in Louis s apartment The case has not yet come to trial though Louis has said in an interview that my grandfather and my cousin were in prison I ve seen the inhumanity of putting someone in a cage When they get out they can be much violent So there is a double violence He raped me he tried to kill me I hate him I detest him he destroyed things inside me that will probably never be rebuilt And yet I will never understand the idea of rejoicing at the imprisonment of someone else In that same interview Louis says After I was attacked I became hypersensitive to all forms of violence I ve never told anyone this before but I remember a few days afterwards I watched an animal documentary where a group of fish were captured in a huge net and I started crying and cried for two hours And I thought to myself frankly when you see the violence of the world the migrants who die the working class who are persecuted by people like Macron or Theresa May as they insult them make them out to be lazy cut the little they have When you see that and the transphobia the black people killed by police I just think it would be indecent these days for writers to talk of anything else but violence

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Read & download Histoire de la violence Édouard Louis ¸ 9 Download Histoire de la violence Review ñ 109 A gripping autobiographical novel the best work yet from the most talked about French writer of his generationOn Christmas Eve 2012 in Paris the novelist Édouard Louis was raped and almost murdered by a man he had just met This act of violence left Louis shattered; its aftermath made him a stranger to himself and sent him back to the village the family and the past he had swo. Now Shortlisted for the International DUBLIN Literary Award 2020In this autobiographical novel douard Louis tells the story of how he was assaulted raped and almost strangled to death and the repercussions of this experience It s already brave to share a story like that but Louis goes even further by radically exposing and uestioning every aspect of his behavior and the behavior of the aggressor and by contrasting his own thoughts with those of his sister who holds very different opinions and his best friends Didier and Geoffrey these are obviously French star sociologist Didier Eribon and sociologist and philosopher Geoffroy de Lagasnerie Apart from confronting his own near death experience Louis ventures into asking uestions about the nature of violence in general and about the dynamics that lead to the escalation of violence His assault started as a harmless one night stand which slowly turned sour and then got out of control How did this happen And how did it change LouisThe narrative is put together as a montage that combines the above mentioned standpoints of the sister Didier Geoffrey and the author himself but always told through the lense of Louis It s cleverly done and manages to digress in several directions without losing grip of the main narrative threadThis book was a huge sensation in France and Germany and when reading some French articles about it I learnt that the real aggressor was actually caught and convicted He then sued Louis because of the book but lost as it is impossible to identify him solely based on Louis novel It is great to see how many fresh and daring books are currently coming out of France and while I would not say that History of Violence is a success in every aspect it is certainly brave thought provoking and intelligent