Holiday in a Coma & Love Lasts Three Years has ratings and 18 reviews. Dorin said: Without trying to offend anyone i think its a men’s book. I found. Two of Beigbeder’s early, autobiographic novels, Holiday in a Coma and Love Lasts Three Years chart the fall and fall of his alter-ego Marc. Frederic Beigbeder’s film follows the hijinks of a young literary critic who with his aphoristically titled debut, Love Lasts Three Years (L’Amour.

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Yana rated it really liked it Jan 10, Find similar books Profile. Search for an item in libraries near you: Too frantic, disconcerted, and all over the place I didn’t know what to expect from these two books. Katie rated it really liked it Nov 22, Leka rated it it was amazing Feb 09, The book continues to deal with some of the issues that were considered in ‘ Holiday in a Coma ‘, and in the same vein of not really being sure if the book is talking about the character, of if it is referring to the author themselves – which makes sense, since it is semi-biograhical.

Not for the boring. The main contention of the book or essay is that, as the title says ‘love lasts three years’. Scott Moncrieff Prize for Frank Wynne Two electrifying short novels from a witty and provocative Fredericc. Marc Marronier comes of age whilst exploring his professed belief that ‘love lasts only three years’.

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Not for the sedentary. Loce guarantee you’ll find Marc’s surprising metamorphosis well worth any effort. Thanks for telling us about the problem. His writing doesn’t even resemble a story until the last third of the text.


In May he spent time in the United States to shoot a film about the reclusive American author, J. Published first published January 1st By the end of it, he’s in a new, promising relationship, but it left me quite concerned for his new girlfriend’s well-being and future with him.

Inthe tenth anniversary of the prize, it was awarded to the only American to ever receive it, Bruce Benderson. Email alerts are only available for registered users.

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last A confirmation email has been sent to you, please click the link in the email to activate your account. I had up until this point never read anything from french writers, and knew nothing and maybe still don’t know anything about literature in general, but my wife recommended the book to me – well the ‘Love Lasts Three Years’, so I had to give it a go. Quotes from Holiday in a Coma He has a theory that love lasts no more than three years, and here — recounting the highs and lows of his marriage and taking us through brash nightclubs, vainglorious offices and soulless thref apartments — yars brings to bear the theoretical and the empirical to prove his point.

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The first is a gruesome satire about single life in celeb Paree, the second a lovesick rant about doomed romance.

So, I pick up my pen to put into words how much I love her, how she has the longest hair in the world and how I’m drowning in it, and if you think that’s pathetic, I pity you, how her eyes are mine and she is mine and she is me and when she screams, I scream and everything I will ever loove will be for her, always and beigbedee I will give her everything, and from now until the day I die I will get in the morning only for her, only to make her want to love me, Live by Frank Wynne.


No trivia or quizzes yet. This book is pretty easy to read, and he does have some deep thoughts amidst all of the chauvinistic ramble.

It’s called a novel on the cover and I expected a novel. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Fast and interesting read, but too chaotic, too absurd and nonlikable in the end. He worked for a few years as a publisher for Flammarion. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lists with This Book. Katie rated it it was ok Aug 20, I didn’t like the narrator because he seemed very selfish and arrogant, and was too self-loathing and suicidal at one point.

Holiday in a Coma & Love Lasts Three Years

It’s definitely not a book for everyone, and it’s filled with controversial musings-but I appreciated some of his melancholic epiphanies. The catalogue belongs to the loce service and accessibility cannot be guaranteed.

Upon graduation at the at the age of 24, began work as an advertising executive, author, broadcaster, publisher, and dilettante. But it gives the reader hope rather than despair.