Journey to the End of The Night by Louis-Ferdinand Céline

The novel is a semi-autobiographical work that explores the harsh realities of life through the cynical and disillusioned eyes of the protagonist. The narrative follows his experiences from the trenches of World War I, through the African jungles, to the streets of America and the slums of Paris, showcasing the horrors of war, colonialism, and the dark side of human nature. The protagonist's journey is marked by his struggle with despair, loneliness, and the absurdity of existence, offering a bleak yet profound commentary on the human condition.

The 118th greatest book of all time


Published
1932
Nationality
French
Type
Fiction
Pages
400-600
Words
158,000
Original Language
French

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