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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The catalogue belongs to the library service and accessibility cannot be guaranteed. Too frantic, disconcerted, and all over the place – may be just for the sake of it I don’t really know. I found it very interesting and some of the character’s questions went through llove mind a few times during my life.

Thank you for registering which Whichbook. It’s definitely not a book for everyone, and it’s filled with controversial musings-but I appreciated some of his melancholic epiphanies.

Holiday in a Coma & Love Lasts Three Years

The first is a gruesome satire about single life in celeb Paree, the second a lovesick rant about doomed romance. Yewrs 27, Justin rated it really liked it. Please select a library service: There were a few times I thought if it keeps going like this, I’m not sure I can finish it. The other reason I didn’t like the beginning is because it reads like his personal essay on ‘why love lasts only three years’ and other introspective mental wanderings rather than an actual story.

It’s called a novel on the cover and I expected a novel. Nargizzz rated it did not like it Feb 13, Return to Book Page.


The prize is awarded annually to a promising young French author. Inita Plesuma rated it liked it Jan 16, So, I pick up my pen to put into words how much I love her, how she has the longest hair in the world and how I’m drowning in it, and if you think that’s pathetic, I pity you, how her eyes are mine and she is mine fredric she is me and when she screams, I scream and everything I will ever do will be for her, always and always I will give her everything, and from now until the day I die I will get in the morning fredrric for her, only to make her want to love me, Translated by Frank Wynne.

Both frightening and funny, the book reads like a diary: For all their spume and bile and fight, both books turn out to be surprisingly touching.

Jul 31, Vicky rated it liked it. But then the tempo builds towards the end.

The first is a “funny” fredegic slightly tiresome satire of upper crust partiers, a la Tom Wolfe or Bret Easton Ellis. This is really about how one man deals with his own infidelity, which leads to divorce and how he redeems his own life from despair through love? Click the above link to view the library catalogue in a new window.

Two of Beigbeder’s novels, 99 Yeears Jan Kounen, and L’amour dure trois ans Beigbeder,have been adapted for the cinema.

Find similar books Profile. Not for the meek hearted. Dec 13, Dorin rated it it was amazing. Not for the sedentary. Love Lasts Three Years This is less of a novel and more of an essay about life, love and un happiness.

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But make up your mind to enjoy the constant changes in style including the two pages without full stops, let alone paragraphs and just go with the flow.

He left Flammarion in Erik Aidukas rated it really liked it Oct 05, Don’t have an account? Lists with This Book. Though ‘Love Last Three Years’ starts off on a very depressing note, it picks up toward the end.

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I enjoyed it very much. Too frantic, disconcerted, and all over the place I didn’t know what to expect from these two books. Upon graduation beihbeder the at the age of 24, began work as an advertising executive, author, broadcaster, publisher, and dilettante. Not for the boring. Don’t outlast their welcome, which would have been quite easy to do had they been longer. DS rated it liked it Sep 17, This book is pretty easy to read, and he does have some deep grederic amidst all of the chauvinistic lsts.

The writing is visceral especially in giving a sense of what the main character is going throughalthough it can get a bit repetitive yes, we get he is depressed and is suicidal!