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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Both frightening and funny, the book reads like a diary: The writing is visceral especially in giving a sense of what the main character thrwe going throughalthough it can get a bit repetitive yes, we get he is depressed and is suicidal! I didn’t know what to expect from these two books.

It ends on a bit of a cliff-hanger. Fast and interesting read, but too chaotic, too absurd and nonlikable in the end. I guarantee you’ll find Marc’s surprising metamorphosis well worth any effort.

In bekgbeder places I really disliked Marc Marronnier, and in some places I found I could easily relate to him.

Holiday in a Coma & Love Lasts Three Years by Frédéric Beigbeder

Without trying to offend anyone i think its a men’s book. A book that drags a bit in terms of a bit redundantly describing a high profile thrwe party. Too frantic, disconcerted, and all over the place I didn’t know what to expect from these two books. The main contention of the book or essay is that, as the title says ‘love lasts three years’.

Upon graduation at the at the age of 24, began work as an adverti Beigbeder was born into a privileged family in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France. Yeasr to Read Currently Reading Read. Open Preview See a Problem? Rated M for sex, drugs and rocknroll. I was skeptical going in, and I was right for being so. 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? Marc Marronier comes of age whilst exploring his professed belief that ‘love lasts only three years’.


Katie rated it it was ok Aug 20, Nargizzz rated it did not like it Feb 13, Yana rated it really liked it Jan 10, Whilst “Love lasts three years” did offer points to take away and I would have gladly given it a 4-star rating because of it, I can hardly say the same about “Holiday in a Coma”.

Enter title, subject or author WorldCat. Return to Book Page. But then the loev builds towards the end. Trivia About Holiday in a Coma Not for the sedentary. The writing style was not something that jibed with me.

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Published first published January 1st The book continues to deal with some of the issues that beigbefer considered in ‘ Holiday yyears 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. The first is a “funny” if slightly tiresome satire of upper crust partiers, a la Tom Wolfe or Bret Easton Ellis. Click the above link to view the library catalogue in a new window.

In May he spent time in the United States to shoot a film about the reclusive American author, J.

Holiday in a Coma & Love Lasts Three Years

Aug 08, Lili Kim rated it liked it. I had spent ten years learning things that I would then spend ten years having to unlearn. A confirmation email has been sent to you, please click the link in the email to activate your account.


Want to Read saving…. Beeigbeder climax comes with a twist that is radical and scary.

Love Lasts Three Years by Frederic Beigbeder

However, I found it less frantic and disjointed than ‘ Holiday in a Coma ‘. Not in the UK? Two electrifying short novels from a witty and provocative Frenchie.

Don’t have an account? Quotes from Holiday in a Coma Anyway, I was certainly intrigued with the themes it brought up, and in some places there were definitely ‘laugh out loud moments’. I didn’t like the narrator because he seemed very selfish and arrogant, and was too self-loathing and suicidal at one point.

The prize is awarded annually lawts a promising young French author. Upon graduation at the at the age of 24, began work as an advertising executive, author, broadcaster, publisher, and dilettante.

Refresh and try again. Vicky rated it it was amazing Jan 07, He has a theory that love lasts no more than three years, and here — recounting the highs and lows of his marriage and taking us through brash nightclubs, vainglorious offices and soulless designer apartments — he brings to bear the ywars and the empirical to prove his point.

May 16, Rezo Pheradze rated it it was amazing. Norhazwani Khairdzir rated it it was ok May 12, Find similar books Profile. Dec 13, Dorin rated it it was amazing. NoLogo rated it liked it Feb 16,