|Froth on the Daydream (1947) [Novel]|
by Boris Vian
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(From the publisher):
Rich, handsome Colin lives in a luxurious flat complete with erudite manservant Nicholas who uses recipes from Clement ffroyde’s “Household Management”.
When Colin gives his indigent friend Chick 25,000 dublezoons to get married, things start going wrong. Chick spends it all on Jean Pulse Heartre’s manuscripts. Worse, Colin’s own fortune evaporates, his new wife Chloe falls ill, his flat starts mysteriously shrinking and Nicholas ages years in a week…
Original title: L'Écume Des Jours
Alternative titles: Mood Indigo / Foam on the Daze
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Humorous