Mood Indigo

Mood IndigoThere is a recent movie based on Boris Vian’s novel, L’Écume des Jours, and conveniently, a new translation from the French titled Mood Indigo. Since the original was written in 1947 you might find references to such as James Bond books somewhat jarring but each of the translators has worked up the text so as to make it more approachable by modern audiences, especially in the United States. One would think Vian would approve of this, especially since all things American are good in his experience, especially Jazz.

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