Impressions of Africa by Raymond Roussel

In this surrealistic novel, a group of Europeans are stranded in Africa after their ship is hijacked by a local monarch. While held captive, each of the characters narrates a fantastical tale or performance, showcasing their unique talents and skills. The narrative is filled with bizarre inventions, intricate wordplay, and a dizzying array of subplots, all of which are eventually woven together in a complex and cryptic manner. The novel is a testament to the author's imagination and his ability to create a world that is both strange and captivating.

The 2224th greatest book of all time


Published
1910
Nationality
French
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
French

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