By Boris Vian
The foundation of the recent significant motion picture from Michel Gondry, starring Audrey Tautou, the liked French glossy vintage hailed as "the so much poignant love tale of our time" by means of Raymond Queneau
The tale is easy: Boy meets lady; boy marries woman; lady falls unwell on their honeymoon with a water lily at the lung, that can purely be taken care of by way of being surrounded via plants; boy is going broke desperately attempting to continue his real love alive.
First released in 1947, Mood Indigo perfectly captures the feverishly inventive, depression romance of mid-century Saint-Germain-des-Prés. lately voted quantity ten on Le Monde's checklist of the a hundred Books of the Century (the best ten additionally incorporated works through Camus, Proust, Kafka, Hemingway, and Steinbeck), Boris Vian's novel has been an icon of French literature for 50 years―the avant-garde, populist masterpiece by way of certainly one of twentieth-century Paris's so much exciting cultural figures, a touchstone for generations of innovative teenagers, a jazz-fueled, science-fiction-infused, horny, fantastical, nouveau-decadent tear-jerker that has charmed and beguiled thousands of readers around the globe. With the aid of Michel Gondry and Audrey Tautou, it really is set to seduce many, many more.