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Raymond Queneau, Harry Mathews, Shane Jones, and Chris Clarke

Raymond Queneau (1903-1976) has been one of the most powerful forces in shaping literature for the past fifty years.

Harry Mathews is the author of many extraordinary works of fiction including The Journalist, Cigarettes, and My Life in CIA.

Shane Jones is the author of Light Boxes and Daniel Fights a Hurricane.

Chris Clarke was born in Western Canada in 1976. He studies French literature and translation studies in New York City. His translations include work by Pierre MacOrlan and Eric Chevillard.

Extracts from the 65th Anniversary Edition of Raymond Queneau's Exercises In Style

With new translations of chapters never before published in English by Chris Clarke, and additional exercises by Harry Mathews and Shane Jones. Out now from New Directions.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2023

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