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Tournier, Michel

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The ogre by Michel Tournier( Book )

210 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 23 languages and held by 2,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abel Tuffauges is a French mechanic who is slowly sucked into the German war machine. His adventures take him deeper into Germany where he is "drawn into recruting for the Hitler youth, though he does not realize what fate he has doomed his beloved boys until he finds a Jewish child who has escaped from Auchwitz. Abel realizes that he has been living a life of ghastly inversions and that the only way to redeem himself is to rescue this child."--Amazon.com
Friday by Michel Tournier( Book )

275 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 23 languages and held by 1,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the legend of Robinson Crusoe. Cast away on a tropical island, Michel Tournier's god-fearing Crusoe sets out to tame it, to remake it in the image of the civilization he has left behind. Alone and against terrible odds, he almost succeeds. Then a mulatto named Friday appears and teaches Robinson that there are, after all, better things in life than civilization -- Publisher's description
The four wise men by Michel Tournier( Book )

145 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 20 languages and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of the Magi is one of the most potent episodes in the Christian tradition. This novel brings them to life, departing from the Bible story with the addition of the fourth king - Taor, the one who came too late to the nativity
Gemini by Michel Tournier( Book )

131 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 13 languages and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tussen een tweeling bestaat een intiem verbond totdat een van de twee trouwt
The golden droplet by Michel Tournier( Book )

108 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern fable about a fourteen-year-old Berber shepherd who is drawn away from his Sahara oasis when a French tourist takes his photograph. The young shepherd plans a route to Paris in search of the photograph and the beautiful blonde who took it
Friday and Robinson: life on Speranza Island by Michel Tournier( Book )

247 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 18 languages and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new approach to the Robinson Crusoe story which explores Robinson's psychological as well as physical experiences and introduces a new twist--Friday eventually becomes master of Robinson
Gilles & Jeanne : récit by Michel Tournier( Book )

82 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce récit, très secondaire dans l'oeuvre de Tournier, a pour personnage principal, Gilles de Rais, plus connu sous le nom de Barbe-Bleue. Une certaine complaisance dans la description des turpitudes du monstre, assassin d'enfants
Le médianoche amoureux : contes et nouvelles by Michel Tournier( Book )

79 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 15 languages and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une vingtaine de nouvelles et de contes dans lesquels se déploie "l'art subtil du détour et du leurre" d'un écrivain accompli qui joue ici sur les registres du jeu et de l'ironie et affirme que chacune des histoires "évoque un grand sujet classique sous des formes opposées". Des faiblesses (##L'auto fantôme##, etc.) et des textes nourris d'une mince anecdote (##Ecrire debout##, etc.). Pour A. Girard "un ensemble somptueux de saveurs discrètes". Pour A. Rinaldi "pas une phrase qui retienne". Ainsi va la critique littéraire
The fetishist by Michel Tournier( Book )

112 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in 13 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vijftien novellen met een mythologische achtergrond
Le vol du vampire : notes de lecture by Michel Tournier( Book )

40 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Éléazar, ou, La source et le buisson : roman by Michel Tournier( Book )

45 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 10 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een Ierse dominee emigreert rond 1850 met zijn katholieke vrouw en kinderen naar Amerika, waar hij besluit van de westkust naar de oostkust te reizen
The mirror of ideas = Le miroir des idées by Michel Tournier( Book )

38 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essai
Petites proses by Michel Tournier( Book )

34 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in 8 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Courts textes groupés autour de huit thèmes: maison, villes, corps, enfants, images, paysages, livres, mort. Erudition, virtuosité, caprices, minutie, fulgurances ("le portrait a pour source première l'ambition de vaincre la mort", p. 168)
Le vagabond immobile by Michel Tournier( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleazar, exodus to the west by Michel Tournier( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les rois mages by Michel Tournier( Book )

50 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edition remaniée pour la jeunesse, du roman "Gaspard, Melchior et Balthazar" publié pour adultes en 1980. La forme, le fond et la présentation rivalisent de qualité
Le pied de la lettre : trois cents mots propres by Michel Tournier( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in French and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce livre est né d'un exercice : il s'agit de passer au crible les centaines de milliers de mots que nous offrent, dans le superbe désordre alphabétique, tous les dictionnaires français disponibles. On note ceux qui paraissent intéressants par quelque côté, leur étrangeté, leur drôlerie, la dérive aberrante de leur usage
Pierrot, ou, les secrets de la nuit by Michel Tournier( Book )

51 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a French village, pictures and text present the Comedia dell'arte characters Pierrot (a baker) and Harlequin (an itenerant house painter) competing for the love of Colombine
Waterline : photographs by Arno Rafael Minkkinen( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Tabor et le Sinaï : essais sur l'art contemporain by Michel Tournier( Book )

18 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Michel Tournier Frans schrijver

Michel Tournier fransk skribent

Michel Tournier franzsischer Schriftsteller

Michel Tournier French writer

Michel Tournier scrittore francese

Tournier, M

Tournier, Michel

Turnjē, Mišels

Μισέλ Τουρνιέ

Мишел Турние

Мішель Турньє

Турнье, Мишель

מישל טורנייה

تورنيي، ميشيل

ميشيل تورنيه

میشل تورنیه نویسنده فرانسوی

മിഷേൽ തൂർണിയേ

トゥールニエ

トゥルニエ, M

トゥルニエ, ミシェル

ミシェル・トゥルニエ

米歇尔图尼埃

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FridayThe four wise menGeminiThe golden dropletFriday and Robinson: life on Speranza IslandLe médianoche amoureux : contes et nouvellesThe fetishistLe vol du vampire : notes de lecture