Death on Credit by Louis-Ferdinand Céline

"Death on Credit" is a semi-autobiographical novel that explores the life of a young Frenchman in Paris during the early 20th century. The protagonist, a medical student from a poor family, struggles with the harsh realities of life, including poverty, sickness, and death. The narrative is marked by its dark humor, cynicism, and scathing critique of society, reflecting the author's own experiences and views. The protagonist's journey is a constant struggle against the absurdity and despair of existence, depicted through a series of episodic adventures and misadventures.

The 999th greatest book of all time


Published
1936
Nationality
French
Type
Fiction
Pages
400-600
Words
150,000
Original Language
French

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