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Tournier, Michel

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The ogre by Michel Tournier( Book )

155 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,106 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 )

70 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 824 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
Gilles & Jeanne : récit by Michel Tournier( Book )

51 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 800 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
The four wise men by Michel Tournier( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of the Magi is one of the most important episodes in the Christian tradition. The author departs from the bible with his addition of Taor, the fourth king, who came too late to the Nativity. Prince of Mangalore and son of an Indian maharajah, Taor has tasted an exquisite confection, so he sets out to recover the recipe. His quest takes him across Western Asia and finally lands him in Sodom, where he is imprisoned in a salt mine. There, he learns the recipe from a fellow prisoner, and learns of the existence and meaning of Jesus
Gemini by Michel Tournier( Book )

44 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 10 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les météores by Michel Tournier( Book )

102 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De volmaakte eenheid zoals die door een tweeling wordt nagestreefd en beleefd loopt noodzakelijkerwijs op een mislukking uit
Gaspard, Melchior & Balthazar by Michel Tournier( Book )

86 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als symbool voor de mensheid die op haar reis door de tijd steeds verder verwijderd raakte van de harmonie, trekken de drie koningen naar Bethlehem, in de hoop zichzelf in eenheid te hervinden
Le médianoche amoureux : contes et nouvelles by Michel Tournier( Book )

45 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tournier describes an unhappy couple who throw a party for their friends to announce their separation. The friends then recount nineteen stories which lead the couple to reconcile
Eléazar, ou, la source et le buisson : roman by Michel Tournier( Book )

41 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 417 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
Friday and Robinson: life on Esperanza Island by Michel Tournier( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 304 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
Le vol du vampire : notes de lecture by Michel Tournier( Book )

16 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in French and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bundel literair-kritische essays
Eleazar, exodus to the west by Michel Tournier( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le vagabond immobile by Michel Tournier( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in French and Korean and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petites proses by Michel Tournier( Book )

34 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 222 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)
Pierrot, ou, Les secrets de la nuit by Michel Tournier( Book )

52 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conte - amour - jalousie - illusion
Le Tabor et le Sinaï : essais sur l'art contemporain by Michel Tournier( Book )

18 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in French and Undetermined and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waterline : photographs by Arno Rafael Minkkinen( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Célébrations : essais by Michel Tournier( Book )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce recueil célèbre la richesse inépuisable du monde. La démarche des quadrupèdes, la valeur fondamentale du genou, les déambulations nocturnes des hérissons, la haine que les arbres se vouent les uns aux autres, et ces personnages tutélaires, les rois mages, le Père Noël, et surtout ces femmes et ces hommes dévorés par les médias, comme Lady Di
Le pied de la lettre : trois cents mots propres by Michel Tournier( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in French and held by 202 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
Le vent paraclet : [essai] by Michel Tournier( Book )

31 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in French and Undetermined and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiographie intellectuelle de Michel Tournier, faite de souvenirs, de commentaires sur son oeuvre et de réflexions. En particulier l'auteur "évoque chacune de ses étapes littéraires et nous livre sur ses différents romans des sources précieuses d'information". Un livre-confession qui en divers endroits devient le journal de bord d'un moraliste pour qui la littérature doit avoir deux vertus majeures: l'humour et la célébration. Ouvrage de première valeur
 
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Eleazar, exodus to the west
Alternative Names
Michael Tournier

Michel Tournier Frans schrijver

Michel Tournier fransk skribent

Michel Tournier französischer Schriftsteller

Michel Tournier French writer

Michel Tournier scrittore francese

Tournier, M

Tournier, Michel

Tournier, Michel Edouard

Turn'e, Mišel

Turnjē, Mišels

Turnjē, Mišels, 1924-2016

Μισέλ Τουρνιέ

Мишел Турние

Мишель Турнье французский писатель

Мішель Турньє

Турнье, Мишель

Турнье, Мишель, 1924-2016

מישל טורנייה

تورنيي، ميشيل

ميشيل تورنيه

میشل تورنیه نویسنده فرانسوی

മിഷേൽ തൂർണിയേ

მიშელ ტურნიე

뚜르니에, 미셸 1924-

투르니에, 미셀 1924-

투르니에, 미셸 1924-

투르니에르, 미셀 1924-

투르니에르, 미셸 1924-

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

图尼埃, 米歇尓

米歇尔·图尼埃

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FridayThe four wise menGeminiLe médianoche amoureux : contes et nouvellesEleazar, exodus to the westWaterline : photographsMichel Tournier's children : myth, intertext, initiation