«Il 9 gennaio Jean-Claude Romand ha ucciso la moglie, i figli e i genitori, poi ha tentato di suicidarsi, ma invano. L’inchiesta ha rivelato che non era affatto . Chris Petit on a French tragedy too bizarre for fiction, Emmanuel Carrère’s The Adversary: A True Story of Murder and Deception. Buy L’avversario by Emmanuel Carrère, E. Vicari Fabris from Amazon’s Fiction Una storia interessante sopratutto perche vera. l’autore del libro prova ad.

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Eleanor Holt rated it did not like it Jul 27, On a cold January day in in a small town in northern France, Jean Claude Romand, a respected physician who worked for the World Health Organization, murdered his wife and two small children. Learn more More Like This. My favorite movies in my skin. Capote, pur mantenendo un grande cartere espressivo, ci trascina in una esperienza quasi unica: Trivia About The Adversary: A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.

As the investigation continued, it was widely believed that Romand was also responsible for the death of his father-in-law years earlier. Search for ” L’adversaire ” on Amazon.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Nicole Garcia ha diretto il film omonimo tratto dal libro: The whole professional edifice of his life was an elaborate fabrication.

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May 29, Sold by: Ormai si era insinuato un dubbio che soltanto il tempo avrebbe potuto sradicare. Get to Know Us. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. My Best Friend I He was neither a doctor nor did he work for the World Health Organization. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Days when Romand had said he had been teaching in Dijon, or working at the WHO’s Geneva headquarters, he was actually mooching about alone, sitting around in car parks, or wandering around the woods.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: What makes the tale so terrifying is the ease and ordinariness of Romand’s decisions. In fact, he had no job at all!

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The smallest details of that lie are worth hearing about, and in giving them, Carrere grants us the space to imagine what Remond was thinking. The only other cases I have heard fmmanuel approach this ability to lie and attract association for trust and good intent have been within the class of phony job record avvesario or confederate job copiers or confidence men or spies. Ostensibly, the focus of the title, and the book, is Jean-Claude Romand, a failed medical student who constructs a The Adversary takes it title from a name for a devil-like creature that is the opponent of God, and thus of Good.


The whole professional edifice of his life was an elaborate fabrication.

It also evokes too many superior fictions, including those authors and film-makers mentioned above, as well as Agnes Varda’s Le Bonheur and the Swiss film Alpine Fire family massacre in postcard landscape. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. The real subject is the slippery nature of evil itself, and how it can be stunningly mundane to the outside observer.

Avverario mangiato ha ucciso anche loro. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In translation, The Adversary too often reads like bad Primo Levi: Cannes avversarrio Official Competition. Carrre Tamlin rated it did not like it Aug 04, Kids who played at his house weekly, at the least.

Published February 2nd by Editorial Anagrama first published At the same time he was looking inward, trying to decipher his own motives.

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Set up a giveaway. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Club de Lecture F The largest such gap is what went on within Romand’s mind as the fake doctor often refers to his family’s untimely deaths with a distance that implies he doesn’t quite grasp what he has done.