Alain Robbe-Grillet A Regicide

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A Regicide

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"A disquieting and satirical avant-garde thriller in which a factory worker decides to assassinate the King. Did he succeed? Robbe-Grillet's ground-breaking 1949 first novel, not published until 1978 - translated into English by John Calder. This edition includes Translator's Preface and the Author's Introduction. 213 pages.

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Alain Robbe-Grillet (1922 - 2008) is best known as the pioneering spokesman of the Nouveau Roman, a greatly influential movement in post-war French fiction, and as the author of Jealousy and The Voyeur.

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