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Gargantua Now

Gargantua Now

a riddling comedy which parodies Rabelais' comic French masterpiece and a philosophical commentary on existence.

Gargantua Now

a riddling comedy which parodies Rabelais' comic French masterpiece and a philosophical commentary on existence.

Paperback £9.99 || $24.95

Oct 26, 2007
978-1-84694-059-0

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Fantasy (general), Humorous (general), Urban

Synopsis

Francois Rabelais was a French writer from 16th century whose comic masterpiece, Gargantua, is familiar to every French child, the Beowulf of French literature. Gargantua Now is a version for today's world. Both a parody and a riddling comedy, it is a story of magical reality, starting with the birth and education of the giant Gargantua and ending as a philosophical and psychological commentary on existence. It asks; what is wisdom? And points to the truth beyond labels.

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