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Need for the Bike A Book Like No Other, Paul Fournel S Need For The Bike Conducts Readers Into A Very Personal World Of Communication And Connection Whose Center Is The Bicycle, And Where All People And Things Pass By Way Of The Bike In Compact And Suggestive Prose, Fournel Conveys The Experience Of Cycling From The Initial Charm Of Early Outings To The Dramas Of The Devoted Cyclist An Extended Meditation On Cycling As A Practice Of Life, The Book Recalls A Country Doctor Who Will Not Anesthetize The Young Fournel After He Impales Himself On A Downtube Shifter, Speculates About The Difference Between Animals That Would Like To Ride Bikes Dogs, For Instance And Those That Would Prefer To Watch Cows, Marmots , And Reflects On The Fundamental Absurdity Of Turning Over The Pedals Mile After Excruciating Mile At The Same Time, Fournel Captures The Sound, Smell, Feel, And Language Of The Reality And History Of Cycling, In The Mountains, In The City, Escaping The City, In Groups, Alone, Suffering, Exhausted, Exhilarated In His Attention To The Pleasures Of Cycling, To The Specific Grain Of Different Cycling Experiences, And To The Inscription Of These Experiences In The Body S Cycling Memory, Fournel Portrays Cycling As A Descriptive Universe, Colorful, Lyrical, Inclusive, Exclusive, Complete.

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➸ Need for the Bike  Free ➮ Author Paul Fournel – Pandorajewelry70off.us
  • Paperback
  • 150 pages
  • Need for the Bike
  • Paul Fournel
  • English
  • 06 August 2018
  • 0803269099

10 thoughts on “Need for the Bike

  1. says:

    What a fantastic little book For cyclists, reading this book is the next best thing to being on a bicycle Fournel captures the joys, frustrations, and pure exhilaration of bicycling in the charming droll way that only a Frenchman can For example Every cyclist, even a beginner, knows that at any moment in his life he could have a rendezvous with a door As an urban cyclist, I have a complete collection What a funny and poetic way to write about getting doored which is not at all a poe What a fantastic little book For cyclists, reading this book is the next best thing to being on a bicycle Fournel captures the joys, frustrations, and pure exhilaration of bicycling in the charming droll way that only a Frenchman can For example Every cyclist, even a beginner, knows that at any moment in his life he could have a rendezvous with a door As an urban cyclist, I have a complete ...

  2. says:

    The best part of this book is Paul Fournel s style He puts the reader beside him, talking to him in all of his stories Each vignette is nothan 4 pages long and crystallizes a piece of bicycling culture for the reader to savou...

  3. says:

    Like the best of rides Slim, regenerative prose Fournel is rider, writer, and neither The book manifests a sweet kernel of wisdom that artwork is a tangent a product of other aesthetic acts Moments of lossness Self erasures Vanishings Also, it s funny like the writings of old French du...

  4. says:

    This book beautifully captures the love of all things cycling It s a series of essays that give a passionate voice to what the author loves about bicycles and bicycling If you are bike obsessed you will love it If not, you ll probably think the author is crazy.

  5. says:

    Is this the most beautiful meditation on cycling ever written An unanswerable question, but let it hang there like a irresistible challenge.

  6. says:

    The first of two cycling classics that I ve read in the last week, the other being The Rider It s interesting that both this book and The Rider were written from a first person perspective by devoted amateurs that have fascinating back stories In the case of Fournel, he is better known as a member of the French cultural elite a writer, a poet, publisher, scholar Wrote his dissertation on Raymond Queneau and went on to join Oulipo.The book has the velocity and smooth lines of the machi The first of two cycling classics that I ve read in the last week, the other being The Rider It s interesting that both this book and The Rider were written from a first person perspective by devoted amateurs that have fascinating back stories In the case of Fournel, he is better known as a member of the French cultural elite a writer, a poet, publisher, scholar Wrote his dissertation on Raymond ...

  7. says:

    Sports books and travel books too for similar reasons are best when the author is a professional writer as well as an athlete Athletes who happen to write books or make films, or take pictures of what amounts to tall tales do not interest me Only writers can communicate in an interesting way, and when they have something as their topic which is both multi dimensional and non subjective, as sports are, they can get at the thing which is most interesting of all how the subjective self confr Sports books and travel books too for similar reasons are best when the author is a professional writer as well as an athlete Athletes who happen to write books or make films, or take pictures of what amounts to tall tales do not interest me Only writers can communicate in an inter...

  8. says:

    This book serves the dual purpose of appealing to both writers and cyclists As a member of Oulipo, Fournel philosophizes in tidy and reflective vignettes about the aesthetic intimacies of cycling and the random incidents associated with traveling across earth s human infested r...

  9. says:

    This was a short book written by a somewhat older cyclist It is a series of short essays I loved the book because the author gives voice to many of my feelings about cycling I felt like some of the essays expressed the precise reasons I am a cyclist but that I have never been able to articulate.

  10. says:

    A beautiful collection of vignettes, neverthan three pages long, about life as seen from atop a bicycle A true homage to passion, this book is a pleasant and extremely well written read for anyone, cyclist or not But for those who travel over two wheels,...

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