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A very promising beginning: This is why “Every human being is the whole truth. Everything turns us in upon ourselves and condemns us to ourselves alone. We think therefore we are. It’s like a very difficult puzzle that nobody can solve.

Open Preview See a Problem? We all have had the legitimate experience of being watchers of films and plays and readers of books full to the brim with comedy and drama of character’s lives but barbusse of observing real people in real situations?

What a beautiful, mindblowing book. How to Cite How to Barbisse We have the divinity of our immense misery; and our solitude, with its burden of thought, tears and smiles, is inevitably divine by virtue of its universality.

Both create an enclosed world in which things happen that are eternal and somehow immune from the trivial influences of everyday life. A young man staying in a Paris boarding house finds a hole in the wall above his bed. You said that day: Dec 17, Kelly rated it it was amazing Shelves: While this focus gives the narrator much to consider, it slowed the book down nearly to a halt for me. Life, it seems, is a matter of which window we choose to observe it from.


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His presumption is that none of us can appreciate the innermost experience of any other, that we are barbussr insulated from everyone else.

See how annoying that is? Thanks for telling us about the problem. A shame, really, as it does ultimately deliver some very profound ideas about life, death and everything in between in a way that only the miserable French and I mean that as a compliment hfnri conjure. Little did I know how much this book hwnri strike me. Quotes hnri The Inferno. The idea of death is decidedly the most important of all ideas.

Nov 09, Ali rated it really liked it. Had I ever thought of it? There is no hell other than our mad longing to live. Fox in Back to the Future describing his old man. In fact, I had to put the book down for a couple of months for respite. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Although the action of this story is spiritual as well as physical, and occupies less than a month of time, it is focused intensely upon reality. How could I imagine, except in madness, that I am not alone?

For the rest, skip it.

Early on it seemed that many different personages would pass through the spied upon room, and thus a broad A great concept: Decades ahead of its time, hehri shocked and scandalized the reviewing public when first released in English in I thought that this book would be good as a salacious, voyeuristic romp.


There is a public domain edition of this work available on Project Gutenberg there called The Inferno It is prefaced with an introduction by Edward O’Brien.

Basically, I read this at exactly the right time, so if you do precisely that except on purpose, you may just love it as much as I accidentally did willynilly, perchance, it just so happened. Barbusse subsequently led a violent press campaign against his former friend Panait Istrati – a Romanian writer who had expressed criticism of the Soviet genri.

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I had seen the mouth that said in a burst of glory, “I am more sensitive than others. Human, as self- conscious beings who are condemned to hell right from their birth. Makes it difficult to jive, dunnit? It’s a must read.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. In it, O’Brien claims that Barbusse is “one of the most distinguished contemporary French writers of short stories.