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By Frédéric Beigbeder

ISBN-10: 2246567610

ISBN-13: 9782246567615

En ce temps-là, on mettait des photographies géantes de produits sur les murs, les arrêts d'autobus, les maisons, le sol, les taxis, les camions, los angeles façade des immeubles en cours de ravalement, les meubles, les ascenseurs, les distributeurs de billets, dans toutes les rues et même à l. a. campagne. l. a. vie était envahie par des soutiens-gorge, des surgelés, des shampoings antipelliculaires et des rasoirs triple-lame. L'oeil humain n'avait jamais été autant sollicité de toute son histoire : on avait calculé qu'entre sa naissance et l'âge de 18 ans, toute personne était exposée en moyenne à 350 000 publicités. Même à l'orée des forêts, au bout des petits villages, en bas des vallées isolées et au sommet des montagnes blanches, sur les cabines de téléphérique, on devait affronter des emblems "Castorama", "Bricodécor", "Champion Midas" et "La Halle aux Vêtements". Il avait fallu deux mille ans pour en arriver là.»

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By Frédéric Beigbeder

ISBN-10: 2246567610

ISBN-13: 9782246567615

En ce temps-là, on mettait des photographies géantes de produits sur les murs, les arrêts d'autobus, les maisons, le sol, les taxis, les camions, los angeles façade des immeubles en cours de ravalement, les meubles, les ascenseurs, les distributeurs de billets, dans toutes les rues et même à l. a. campagne. l. a. vie était envahie par des soutiens-gorge, des surgelés, des shampoings antipelliculaires et des rasoirs triple-lame. L'oeil humain n'avait jamais été autant sollicité de toute son histoire : on avait calculé qu'entre sa naissance et l'âge de 18 ans, toute personne était exposée en moyenne à 350 000 publicités. Même à l'orée des forêts, au bout des petits villages, en bas des vallées isolées et au sommet des montagnes blanches, sur les cabines de téléphérique, on devait affronter des emblems "Castorama", "Bricodécor", "Champion Midas" et "La Halle aux Vêtements". Il avait fallu deux mille ans pour en arriver là.»

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Because it's in their interest that this should be so; it's an unwritten law, and their very existence hangs on it. * When you have had a silly idea and felt that it was silly, don't be in haste to throw it on the scrap heap. It lived its little hour. How could that be? Let's stop and think. * "Love" consists in feeling that, against one's will, one has made over to another what was intended only for oneself. * You never know who it is you are sleeping with. * Meditation of the supremely beautiful, truly seductive woman: "I've often noticed that hardly any man comes near me without feeling he gets a sort of right over me, and develop­ ing a kind of proprietary jealousy.

The meeting. Suppose two men running away from each other and un­ aware that the world is round were suddenly to find them- ANALECTS selves face to face, at the antipodes of their starting place— what a strange fluke this would seem to be! We find the same thing happening in our dealings with our worst enemies. In the structure of the Time through which life moves are curves leading imperceptibly from the impossible to the real, from the unthinkable to the achieved. VI Powers of the gaze A curious give-and-take begins when glance meets glance.

You set out to make a certain book? "Well," I ask, "have you made it? What were you aiming at? "Were you aspiring to scale the heights or to gain material rewards: pecuniary success or a feather in your cap? Or perhaps you had a less obvious purpose; perhaps you wished to appeal only to a few of your acquaintances, or even to a single one whom you hoped to 'get at' by the detour of a published work ? "Whom did you want to entertain? Whom did you want to beguile, to rival, to madden with envy; whose mind to preoccupy, and whose nights to haunt?

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