A review and a link to other reviews of Loving Sabotage (Le Sabotage amoureux) by Amelie Nothomb. Nothomb, Amélie Loving Sabotage (Le Sabotage amoureux ). Translation by Andrew Wilson. New York. New Directions. pp. Péplum / Le sabotage amoureux / Métaphysique des tubes has 27 ratings and 0 reviews. Amélie Nothomb. · Rating details · 27 ratings.

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In fact, I had everything. The great “wars” of the ghetto — epic struggles and battles — between the children of the different nations, thrown together here, stands in contrast to an adult world that barely intrudes on their games.

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Nothomb uses her heroines innocence well, suggesting the dangers of the adult world, yet allowing her to remain a child. The complete review ‘s Ammlie.

Lamerestbelle rated it it was ok Jan 16, Loving Sabotage – India. Ivana Franka added it Feb 06, Many ideas inserted in her books come from the conversations she had with an Italian man, from late eighties and during the nineties. There, she reportedly felt as much a stranger as everywhere else.


It is, most of all, a book about childish passion and infatuation.

The presentation is often simple — brief passages, short sentences — but, though seen through a child’s eyes, it is never a childish book. She also includes some observations: Neo Solvox rated it it was amazing Jan 14, Placido rated it it was amazing Mar 15, Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit Sabotagw history.

She owns a bicyclewhich nothmb has convinced herself is a horse. Nothomb, literary Wunderkindhas some fine material to work with. Literature portal Belgium portal.

Miriam rated it really liked it Jul 12, Anca rated it really liked it Dec 21, Nothomb cleverly handles a number of complex themes with a deceptively light touch: Antenyte marked it as to-read Dec 18, Manon added it Jul 28, She is from a distinguished Belgian political family; she is notably the grand-niece of Charles-Ferdinand Nothomb, a Belgian foreign minister Marina Freja marked it npthomb to-read Apr 03, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Maria added it Dec 15, Le sabotage amoureux — Loving Sabotageas it now is in its long anticipated English incarnation — is one marvelous little book. They never met personally. May rated it liked it Aug 02, Le Sabotage amoureux – France.


Péplum / Le sabotage amoureux / Métaphysique des tubes by Amélie Nothomb

Melyssa rated it it was amazing Dec 17, Nothomb’s voice is perfect, never trying to make too much out of the small plot, yet understanding that there is an ominous world at large all about.

Still, I had accommodated myself to it. Peagle marked it as to-read Nov 25, You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Foulser Erika rated it liked it Jul 26, The narrator of Loving Sabotage Le sabotage amoureux is a five years old girl when she arrives in Beijing in as the daughter of a Belgian diplomat.

Pauline rated it really liked it Aug 30, Marine T rated it it was amazing Oct 12, Anca rated it really liked it Jan 06, It was first published in by the Albin Michel.

Loving Sabotage – Canada. Sandra Vu rated it liked it Feb 19, Raluca rated it it was amazing Jun 12, She joins the other children in the diplomatic enclave, engaged in various nasty wars.