Pierre Guyotat (born 9 January ) is a French writer. Contents. 1 Biography; 2 Bibliography Eden, Eden, Eden came out in with a preface by Michel Leiris, Roland Barthes and Philippe Sollers (Michel Foucault’s text was received . 20 Dec Using that experience and his hallucinations on the battlefields he wrote several books in his early 20s, including ‘s Eden Eden Eden. : Eden Eden Eden (The Modern Classics Series) ( ) by Pierre Guyotat and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible.

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The Alchemist Paulo Coelho. It is pornography in its most naked, powerful, raw state. Apr 14, Ben rated it liked it.

Reading Guyotat’s highly detailed and profuse description about every atom vibrating in the ether, I found myself physically tense, afraid of being stricken, with my throat tight and closed, as if warding off the stench from the corpses and debris imaginarily around me. Pierre Guyotat has relentlessly beaten the comatose, catatonic nature of language into an piefre matter of writing.

Eden, Eden, Eden by Pierre Guyotat

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban J. Based on Guyotat’s ordeal as a soldier in the Algerian Warthe book earned a cult reputation and became the subject of various controversies, mostly because of its omnipresent sexual obsessions and homoeroticism. Set in guyota polluted and sden zone of the Algerian desert in a time of civil warfare, this delirious, lacerating novel brings scenes of brutal carnage into intimate collision with relentless acts of prostitutional sex and humiliation.


Definitely one of the hardest books I’ve ever read, not even because of the its highly graphic and explicit content but because of its form and style. He was called to Algeria in the same year. On Writing Stephen King.

The Underground Railroad Colson Whitehead. After three months in jail he was transferred to a disciplinary centre. Many would not brave the fire for this one.

InGuyotat published his second novel Ashby. There is lots of sex. A thoroughly off putting read.

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I would have been pleased had Eden met with a similar fate as Guyotat’s Prostitution –only an excerpt has been translated into English, giving us some twenty-five pages of Guyotat’s as-of-yet unpublished novel. An excerpt of the book was read at the Ircam by actor and director Stanislas Nordey who brought the text to the stage in The blocks of text across every page are mostly pornographic, Not for the faint of heart, would recommend to those who need a next level up on from the likes of Story of the Eye.

I would argue for the value of this work, and for the worth of thematic indulgence of violent sexualization— that being said, it is still difficult to continue through a singular run on sentence detailing violent sexual acts. More like Boring Boring Boring. Pierre Guyotat born 9 January is a French writer.


Guyotat’s writing is difficult to follow, or fall into, however, once you do, the book concurrently becomes much easier to read.

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I’m pretty sure I wasn’t supposed to, as it’s one long stream of prostitution, humiliation, degradation, rape, intermingled with descriptions of war atrocities in a civil-war-torn Algeria. Back in Paris, he got involved in journalism, writing first for France Observateurthen for Nouvel Observateur.

Kind of like Burroughs, without recording fden.

The Moon Sister Lucinda Riley. Exit West Mohsin Hamid. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Normal People Sally Rooney. Considering his history with writing, I actually wouldn’t be surprised if this is actually the case. The intensity and density of the short, quick phrases demands the entirety of your attention, focus, and energy.