The Mustache has ratings and reviews. emma said: basically this book chewed up my brain like a piece of gum. and then spit it out. because that. Le mari d’Agnès, un matin, rase sa moustache, sans le lui dire, pour la surprendre. Mais elle ne remarque rien et prend à témoin ses amis, son entourage. Emmanuel Carrere, Author Collier Books $ (p) ISBN in sensuous detail, his shaving off, at whim, of a year-old mustache.
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It had me questioning my own reality. A pretty good sex scene early on was surprising, a funny scene where the main dude pretends he’s blind, a few blocks of dense indecisive back-and-forth dramatized thought that almost forced me to quit the book around pg 75, a remarkable unforeseen breakout section that built pathos for the guy’s psychic state, and then a very satisfying lla at least decisive and moving end.
At first he thinks she might have gotten to everyone, and convinced them to play along with her joke, but it truly seems that no one can recall the mustache. The minutiae of daily life are oft overlooked subject matter, so it’s refreshing to see something so basic given major importance. Soon enough he’s rid himself of that same lip hair, and no one seems to carrwre.
The Mustache focuses entirely on the now enmanuel always? Vives las dudas, sospechas y locuras del protagonista. Again making the mistake of watching the movie first and only then reading the book. She does not respond, wanting to know if he thinks she is dressed too sexy for the party.
The official theatrical poster from The Cinema Guild.
Lists with This Book. Marc stays at a hotel there for a period of time, becoming known with the locals, and regrows his signature carere. Marc hangs up on him. Edit Storyline Marc is sitting in his bath one morning and asks his wife, “how would you feel if I shaved off my mustache?
Perhaps I should rewatch the movie in the near future, since it’s worth a rewatch anyway. Very clever and fun. Learn more More Like This. La segunda y tal vez tercera parte de la novela cambia completamente de escenario, ciudad y hasta de estilo. Views Read Edit View history. Lo he conseguido acabar porque no era demasiado largo. His artistic ideas, born of the ’60s counter-culture, had elevated the entire genre. One day at a colleague’s going away party, Anna meets Domenico, a virile, slightly older chap who’s cargere with two small kids.
A generous four stars. Marc checks his answering machine to find a message from his father. Narrada con elegancia, con un lenguaje fino.
Glad I read it, with reservations. Please note that these ratings solely represent the complete review ‘s biased interpretation and subjective opinion of the actual reviews and do not claim to accurately reflect or moustafhe the views of the reviewers.
No lo vi venir.
The Mustache by Emmanuel Carrère
The lz runs away from itself as the unnamed main dude’s rational yet totally irrational interiority gets the better of him and turns what at first seemed like an absurdist existential mystery into an absurdist existential adventure, always with more comedic than tragic overtones.
Certainly worth reading, but simply not entirely satisfying. La moustache – Canada. His wife and co-workers are appalled, what is he talking mojstache, he’s never had a mustache. He thinks she is playing an elaborate joke, but he soon finds that his friends also deny that he ever had one.