The Mustache has ratings and reviews. emma said: basically this book chewed up my brain like a piece of gum. and then spit it out. because that. Le mari d’Agnès, un matin, rase sa moustache, sans le lui dire, pour la surprendre. Mais elle ne remarque rien et prend à témoin ses amis, son entourage. Emmanuel Carrere, Author Collier Books $ (p) ISBN in sensuous detail, his shaving off, at whim, of a year-old mustache.

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The story also takes a darker turn when it’s no longer just the mustache that he, and he alone, remembers, and the man flees France, winding up in Hong Kong and Macao.

A man shaves his signature moustache expecting huge reactions from his wife, friends, and co-workers.

The Mustache by Emmanuel Carrère

Marc journeys through Hong Kong, traveling back and forth on the Star Ferry all day. Muraki is in debt after a business failure. A generous four stars. La moustache – Canada. His life spirals out of control. Remorseful and sick of his life, Muraki picks up a prostitute named This page was last edited on 30 Septemberat Search for ” La moustache ” on Amazon. Soon enough he’s rid himself of that same lip hair, and no one seems to notice.


He then questions the reader – he turns the previously read pages on their head when Agnes denies the action the reader just experienced i.

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Edit Details Official Sites: Oil on Water Oct 06, Lla rated it really liked it. The minutiae czrrere daily life are oft overlooked subject matter, so it’s refreshing to see something so basic given major importance.

Marc quickly dresses and flees the house. At his son’s homeroom teacher Madamoiselle Chambon’s request, he volunteers as substitute teacher and starts to fall for her Whether this final scene was meant to be what really happened or was just an idealised dream of what Marc wished had happened is unspecified.

In fact, maybe he never even had the thing in the first place. La Moustache captures an element of suspense, though the actions and plot are ambiguous.

His wife is upset at the soccer team and yells at the TV. Serge Schaeffer Hippolyte Girardot John Alexander, Neil Coppen. When a man murders his wife, children and parents, the ensuing investigation reveals that he’s been living a lie for almost 20 years. Except that the protagonist’s thoughts are brought in carrre open more, which makes it a quite interesting read. Estaba deseando terminarlo para empezar con otro.


La Moustache

Perhaps I should rewatch the movie in the near future, since it’s worth a rewatch anyway. His artistic ideas, born of the ’60s counter-culture, had elevated the entire genre. Marc stays at a hotel there for a period of time, becoming known with the locals, and regrows his signature moustache.

No trivia or quizzes yet. To emmanuell what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Marc checks his answering machine to find a message from his father. A couple checks into a suite crarere Las Vegas. Goofs During the restaurant scene, there was more wine in the glass the second time Agnes took a drink than the moment before.