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Joko’s Anniversary

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  • Title: Joko’s Anniversary
  • Author: Roland Topor J.A. Underwood
  • ISBN: 9780714506852
  • Page: 181
  • Format: Paperback

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About "Roland Topor J.A. Underwood"

  1. Roland Topor J.A. Underwood

    A French illustrator, painter, writer and filmmaker, known for the surreal nature of his work He was of Polish Jewish origin and spent the early years of his life in Savoy where his family hid him from the Nazi peril.

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  1. Absolutely astonishing ly spectacularly original I m not sure how to do this macabre reductio ad absurdum tragicomedy justice Superficially cartoonish, it starts off with an outlandish altercation, which nevertheless still registers on the plausibility spectrum A man jumps on Joko s back and asks to be carried to the Concordia hotel After this auspicious beginning, an incremental build up of events, each a tad outrageous than its predecessor, quickly build up into a symphony of absurdia people [...]


  2. I ve known for a while that I absolutely needed to be reading Roland Topor After escaping WWII with his Polish Jewish family, Topor made his way to Paris as an all purpose artist and writer to co found the Panic Movement with Alejandro Jodorowsky and Fernando Arrabal, design classic animated sci fi Fantastic Planet, and write creepy surreal novels like The Tenant, and this one.Joko s Anniversary is a completely weird and completely scathing story about exploitation And many other things like the [...]


  3. Bir de, sizleri ta maya ba lad mdan beri yere bak yorum hep Daha nce g e bakard m s 30.Sezon ba nda her i ini heyecanla takip etti im lham Yazar n kadrosunda lise y llar mdan beri hayran oldu um Durukan Ordu nun ve son y llardaki favorilerimden olan Zeynep Ekin ner in bulundu u yeni bir oyun haz rl nda oldu unu duyunca ok heyecanlanm t m Sonradan bu oyunun Joko nun Do um G n oldu unu rendim ve hemen Nadirkitap tan bask s yok nk oyunu edindim Yine de oyunu seyretmeden okumak istemedim Belki b yle [...]


  4. This novella is readable as either a witty black comedy, a surreal satire of Stalinist systems, or a pre Palahniukian exercise in empty upchuckery All three seem to be in evidence For background info on Topor, please consult Nate s review, and for an entertaining if unhealthy account of the bloodier aspects with analysis , consult Knig o lass s review For my thoughts, please consult the next few sentences Topor s skill at surreal humour is first rate he establishes the parameters of his world cl [...]


  5. A brilliant sort of fairy tale what begins as absurd and slightly off putting, pushes steadily further into the grotesque and finally horrific it s Kafka on K From reading this and The Tenant, two things stand out about Topor no words are wasted, and the plotting is such that it has a delightful compound effect the absurdity though very absurd indeed never comes across as forced due to Topor s rationing its doses, building up the reader s tolerance until the overdose which arrives, fittingly, at [...]


  6. Pretty good, a bit obnoxious and a little too macabre for me at times think gruesome then Dead Alive the movie I also wanted the story to be far humorous than it was, though parts were quite funny There is a touch of overtly unnecessary sexual scenes which was apparent during most 60s bullshit because of the sexual revolution or whatever they called that joke in history But overall, very clever and brilliant story concerning identity of the self, societal conformity, hypocrisy, free will, Niet [...]


  7. what goes on here exploitation of the worker how war and colonialism is just as damaging for the victor as the colonized 6 days of increasing horror topped by the 7th of rest in death the 1% really being human sharks with no morals or scruples MAMA here are two much better reviews exploring the above and just what Topor was up to review show review show


  8. I read this book in 1971, when I was 10 The local Jewel grocery store was giving away children s books with purchases over a certain dollar amount I thought the picture on the cover was funny My parents did not censor our reading, and they did not look at the book before I read it I had nightmares for weeks after I read it It is the only book my mother ever threw in the garbage Or maybe it was even the fire I am sure that if I had not encountered it until I was an adult, I may have reacted diffe [...]


  9. I have sort of a virulent love hate thing with French writers Queneau and Perec and Proust, for instance, are astonishing and make me keep up the pursuit for Camus and Houllebec utter shite I keep digging, looking for gems, and paid 30 for this little hardcover, mailorder from The Strand, when I heard about it Until the human centipede bit, Joko was pretty trite and one dimensional A bit of a gag book, and when I was done I got the joke, and it wasn t especially funny It only took two days to [...]


  10. A short, surreal masterpiece by one of the most underrated purveyors of the form Equal parts oppressively plausible and batshit crazy it works as comedy, horror, parable or imaginative gymnastic exhibition Had The Tenant not been one of my all time favourite novels I might have given this 5 stars but, let s be frank, this is not quite as great So 4.5 stars perhaps



  11. joko is everyone s bitch and loves it i imagine the final scene to be something reminiscent of tetsuo the iron man, sans driller cock slaughter.A


  12. I read this at high school and it s absurdity has haunted me since I was hoping to get a greater nderstanding reading again.


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