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Donogoo-Tonka or the Miracles of Science PB

A Cinematographic Tale

Jules Romains

     5.5 × 8.5 in (14.0 × 21.6 cm)
Paperback
80 pages
20 color illustrations, 20 b/w illustrations
Publication date: 11/14/2012
Rights: World
ISBN: 9781616891077


Now available in paperback, Donogoo-Tonka or the Miracles of Science: A Cinematographic Tale is a mock film scenario written by the French novelist Jules Romains. It was first published in book form in 1920 and has never been translated into English. The satirical plot concerns a famous geographer whose academic career is about to be derailed by the revelation that he has invented a city in South America. Through a hilarious sequence of events, a suicidal young man finds a new mission in life by undertaking to found the fictional city, thereby redeeming the error and reputation of the absentminded professor.


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