Holiday in a Coma & Love Lasts Three Years has ratings and 18 reviews. Dorin said: Without trying to offend anyone i think its a men’s book. I found. Two of Beigbeder’s early, autobiographic novels, Holiday in a Coma and Love Lasts Three Years chart the fall and fall of his alter-ego Marc. Frederic Beigbeder’s film follows the hijinks of a young literary critic who with his aphoristically titled debut, Love Lasts Three Years (L’Amour.

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DS rated it liked it Sep 17, Yana rated it really liked it Jan 10, He worked for a few years as a publisher for Flammarion.

His writing doesn’t even resemble a story until the last third of the text. Fast and interesting read, but too chaotic, too absurd and nonlikable in the end. Published first published January 1st Both frightening and funny, the book reads like a diary: Vincent Ravalec, Jacques A. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Alyona rated it really liked it Jul 28, Two electrifying short novels from a witty and provocative Frenchie. There were a few times I thought if it keeps going like this, I’m not sure I can finish it.

Holiday in a Coma I found this book a bit odd – it took my a while to really get into it. The writing style was not something that jibed with me.

Too frantic, disconcerted, and all over the place I didn’t know what to expect from these two books. Sep 27, Justin rated it really liked it. Norhazwani Khairdzir rated it it was ok May 12, In some places I really disliked Marc Marronnier, and in some places I found I could easily relate to him. The catalogue belongs to the library service and accessibility cannot be guaranteed. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


Yellow Dog by Martin Amis. Inthe tenth anniversary of the prize, it was awarded to the only American yeas ever receive it, Bruce Benderson. The other reason I didn’t like the beginning is yeras it reads like his personal essay on ‘why love lasts only three years’ and other introspective mental wanderings rather than an actual story.

Email alerts are only available for registered users. Two of Frederi novels, 99 Francs Jan Kounen, and L’amour dure trois ans Beigbeder,have been adapted for the cinema.

Lashs the end of it, he’s in a new, promising relationship, but it left me quite concerned for his new girlfriend’s well-being and future with him. For all their spume and bile and fight, both books turn out to be surprisingly touching.

Not for the boring.

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The book continues to deal with some of thres issues that were considered in ‘ Holiday in a Coma ‘, and in the same vein of not really being sure if the book is talking about the character, of if it is referring to the author themselves – which makes sense, since it is semi-biograhical. Anyway, I was certainly intrigued with the themes it brought up, and in some places there were definitely ‘laugh out loud moments’.

It really starts off quite depressing. Trivia About Holiday in a Coma I found it very interesting and some of the character’s questions went through my mind a few times during my life.

I had spent ten years learning things that I would then spend ten years having to unlearn. Upon graduation at the at the frederjc of 24, began work as an advertising executive, author, broadcaster, publisher, and dilettante.


This book is pretty easy to read, and he does have some deep thoughts amidst all of the chauvinistic ramble.

A book that drags a bit in terms of a bit redundantly describing a high profile page3 party. In the end, even the author admits that the premise itself isn’t really true.

Love Lasts Three Years by Frederic Beigbeder

I guarantee you’ll find Marc’s surprising metamorphosis well worth any effort. Erik Aidukas rated it really liked it Oct 05, Without trying to offend anyone i think its a men’s book.

Enter title, subject or author WorldCat. I was skeptical going in, and I was right for being so. Jul 31, Vicky rated it freceric it. Katie rated it really liked it Nov 22, Books with similar rating. Jul 11, Dominic Carrillo rated it liked it.

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Find similar books Profile. Too frantic, disconcerted, and all over the place – may be just for the sake of it I don’t really know. I didn’t know what to expect from these two books. His mother, Christine de Chasteigner, is a translator of mawkish novels Barbara Cartland et al. The prize is awarded annually llove a promising young French author. It’s called a novel on the cover and I expected a novel.