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Celine’s second masterpiece was written as a prequel to Journey to the End of the Night. A work constructed with an immediate prose style, shocking for the time. Celine aspired to present humanity as is, without the stylistic trappings, and pretense he saw in his contemporaries. Offensive, vulgar, raw, and cynical; he was directly influenced by the tension felt in Europe between the wars. In this existential masterpiece, Celine explores the darker side of the psyche. His influence is far reaching, inspiring such authors as John Fante, Charles Bukowski, and Henry Miller.

Description: Hard bound first U. S. printing with unclipped dust jacket. 593 pages. Corners and edges of dust jacket worn. Minor chipping to edges, and one large chip to lower rear corner of dust jacket. Some sunning to red title on spine edge, otherwise good. Interior clean and binding strong.

Bookseller Inventory # 17150


Death on the Installment Plan
Celine, louis Ferdinand

Publisher: Little Brown & Co
Publication Date: 1938
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: 1st Edition

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